Memphis Immigration Court Summer Internship

The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) which adjudicates immigration cases is looking for legal interns at the Memphis Immigration Court. Summer interns will have the opportunity to research complex issues of removability and eligibility for relief from removal, prepare decisions on motions, and draft final decisions for immigration judges. Interns work closely with judicial law clerks, and have the opportunity to observe hearings and gain insight into the adjudicatory process.

Any United States citizen law student enrolled at least half-time, and who has completed at least one semester of law school is eligible to apply. Interns should have strong legal research and writing skills. Prior immigration law experience is preferred but not required. Interns must commit to working 20 hours per week. The position is unpaid.

Interested students must submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and unofficial transcript by February 15, 2016 to:

Kaylee Klixbull/Kaitlin McKenzie

Judicial Law Clerks

80 Monroe Avenue, Suite 501

Memphis, TN 38103

memphisintern@usdoj.gov

For further information about the Memphis Immigration Court, please visit http://www.justice.gov/eoir/memphis-immigration-court.

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