Under the supervision of an attorney, IIP interns will work on two U-Visas for victims of crime and their Employment Authorization Documents for 20 hours per week (can be flexible).


  • Draft immigration applications for cases before USCIS;
  • Draft client’s affidavits in support of U-visa related applications;
  • Draft legal memoranda and briefs;
  • Oral and written translation, as appropriate;
  • Attend and observe court hearings in immigration court and/or family court, as appropriate;
  • Engage in advocacy and provide referrals to meet clients’ diverse needs including those relating to safety, healthcare, public benefits, housing, education, and more.


This position is open to law students who will have completed at least one year of law school. Applicants should possess strong interpersonal, analytical and writing skills, and a demonstrated commitment to social justice. Coursework in immigration law or domestic violence issues, and experience working on immigration issues or with domestic violence survivors are preferred, but not required.

To apply – please send your cover letter and resume to Hope Faison at hfasion@sffny.org by September 1st.