Bilingual Immigration Intern
BACKGROUND: Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a leading, non-sectarian, non-profit organization providing emergency relief, protection, rehabilitation assistance, resettlement services, and advocacy for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict. Domestically, our 22 offices across the U.S. ensure new arrivals have food, shelter, and clothing, and work with refugees to help them gain self-sufficiency.
SCOPE OF WORK: Immigration intern will work directly with the immigration team assisting IRC Afghan parolees prepare applications for adjustment of status to permanent residence, temporary protected status, and other immigration applications.
•Attend Volunteer/Intern Orientation
•Draft USCIS applications under direction of IRC staff
•Keep and maintain records of immigration files
•Track cases with USCS
•Organize immigration files
•Communicate regularly with the IRC staff, keeping the immigration caseworker informed of any changes of schedule that may affect the work
•Follow IRC policy on confidentiality, consider all personal information that intern might learn about clients as confidential
•Work may include some clerical work, such as copying and filing
•Record hours and submit completed timesheet for each month via the IRC’s online Volunteer Dashboard.