Wichita (United States of America)
The IRC’s Immigration Program provides services to refugees, asylees and other immigrants in the Wichita area. The Immigration Intern will assist immigration staff and work one-on-one with clients applying for adjustment of status (green cards), United States citizenship, family reunification petitions and other immigration benefits. This position may be of particular interest to law students or those pursuing other immigration-related fields, although a legal background or previous immigration experience is not a requirement. This internship is a great opportunity to gain professional experience in a multi-cultural, social service setting.
Minimum 10-15 hours/week during IRC office hours (M-F, 9am-5pm). Regular schedule required. Minimum 2-3 month commitment.
·Conduct initial eligibility assessments of potential applicants
·Assist with accurate completion of application forms for clients
·Notify clients via telephone, email or mailings about matters related to their applications
·Assist clients with additional necessary procedures, such as requests for evidence and follow-up advocacy
·Assist in outreach efforts for immigration services
·Assist Immigration staff with paperwork, record-keeping and filing
·Other administrative and general office support as needed