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Internship: Immigration Law Project

Safe Horizon’s Immigration Law Project (ILP) provides free and low-cost services to immigrant victims of domestic violence, crime, trafficking and torture in immigration proceedings. ILP has represented thousands of survivors of intimate partner and gender-based violence, helping them towards a pathway of obtaining residency or citizenship in the United States. Specifically, we represent clients in U visa applications, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), self-petitions, asylum claims, removal defense cases, applications for permanent residency and citizenship.  

Interns get hands-on experience working directly with survivors of crime and violence and asylum seekers. 


  • Legal research
  • Legal writing
  • Country research
  • Preparation of VAWA and U visa cases
  • Translation work


  • Demonstrated experience and/or interest working in immigration or the public interest sector. 
  • Spanish fluency preferred.

Application Instructions:

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to the following: 

  • Evangeline M. Chan, Esq., Director, Immigration Law Project via email: 
  • Evangeline.chan@safehorizon.organd indicate in the Subject “Summer 2021 Internship”
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