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HOPE News for the Week of January 28, 2013

Upcoming Events:  Monday, January 28th, Public Interest Summer Opportunities, 12:30 – 2 pm, F209. Discover some of the exciting summer opportunities including HOPE Fellowships, the Summer Public Interest Program, Clinics, Externships, and the African Probate & Policy Initiative.   Thursday, January 31st, “Different Kinds of Minds”, 7:00pm, BankUnited Center. Autism Advocate Temple Grandin, listed on Time […]

Attend the Fifteenth Annual Informational Career Fair on March 6th!

Attend the Fifteenth Annual Informational Career Fair on March 6, 2013, from 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. in the Bricks. Career choices keeping you up at night? Get the answers you have been looking for at the annual Informational Career Fair. Take this opportunity to speak with attorneys practicing in different areas of law about how they […]

The Northern Virginia Office of the Legal Aid Justice Center is seeking a Bilingual (Spanish/English) Attorney for its Immigrant Advocacy Program

The Legal Aid Justice Center seeks a bilingual attorney to join its office in Falls Church, Virginia. Their work includes the provision of general civil legal assistance in the areas of housing, consumer and employment law for Northern Virginia’s diverse low-income immigrant communities. They also provide extensive representation to, and work closely with, the region’s […]

Lawyers Needed for USDA Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Process (HWFRCP)

The United States Government has established the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Process to make available up to $1.33 billion or more to farmers who alleged discrimination by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) based on being female, or based on being Hispanic, in making or servicing farm loans during certain periods between […]

LAF Hiring for New VISTA Position

Service Description : For over 40 years, LAF (formerly Legal Assistance Foundation) has provided free civil legal assistance to people living in poverty in metropolitan Chicago. Each year LAF’s more than 80 full-time attorneys, volunteers, and staff help resolve legal problems, including domestic violence, consumer fraud, unfair evictions and foreclosures, public benefits, immigration, and employment […]

HOPE News for the Week of January 21, 2013

Upcoming Events: Tuesday, January 22nd, VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Training Session, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, **E352. Volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation to individuals with low to moderate incomes ($50,000 maximum income), individuals with disabilities, non-English speaking taxpayers, and the elderly.  Saturday, January 26th, Citizenship Clinic at FIU Law School, 11 am […]

AFL-CIO Organizing Institute Career Training Announcement

The AFL-CIO Organizing Institute matches recent college graduates and graduating seniors interested in careers in social and economic justice with AFL-CIO affiliate-unions looking to hire individuals enthusiastic about assisting workers gain respect and dignity in their workplace. They also work with individual unions to assist with their recruitment and hiring needs of union organizers. They […]

The USCIS is Hiring Entry-Level Attorneys Nationwide

The U.S. Citizens & Immigration Services Office (USCIS) of the Chief Counsel (OCC) has posted a vacancy announcement on USA Jobs for entry-level attorneys. They will be hiring a large number (exactly how large still to be determined) of people who either are about to graduate from law school (i.e., before July 1 of this […]

Reminder: Summer Corps Application is Open!

This is a reminder that the rolling-admission Summer Corps application process is now under way! Applications are accepted through March 18, but you are encouraged to apply as early as possible. To hear more about the Summer Corps program and the application, sign up for the free webinar on Wednesday, February 13 at 3 p.m. EST. […]

Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP Seeking Deportation Defense Fellow

Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP is a nationally renowned, full-service immigration and nationality law firm.  The firm was founded in 1980 and represents a wide range of clients. The firm is seeking a licensed attorney with one to three years of experience or a recent law graduate to serve as a Deportation Defense […]