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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 […]

The ILG Post-Graduate Innovator Fellowship

The ILG Post-Graduate Innovator Fellowship is a one-year, full-time paid position for a new lawyer interested in creative human rights work. The Innovator Fellowship sprang from the recognition that immigration litigation is one of the fastest growing segments of the legal community and there is a great need to foster and mentor effective advocates for […]

Colorado Legal Services Has 2013 Summer Internships Available

The Migrant Division of Colorado Legal Services (CLS) is a statewide division that provides legal representation to migrant workers. They litigate cases in federal and state courts and also perform administrative advocacy involving the working conditions of farm workers (e.g., wages, pesticides, workers’ compensation and human trafficking), immigration law cases, as well as cases occasionally […]

HOPE News for the Week of January 14, 2013

Upcoming Events: Friday, January 18th, The 50th Anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright, Live Stream, 10:30 am – 12 pm EST. A program commemorating the 50th anniversary of the landmark decision, Gideon v. Wainwright will be live streamed by the ABA Section of Litigation. More info here.  Tuesday, January 22nd, VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Training […]

Fulbright Public Policy Fellowships

Applications will be accepted from November 1, 2012 – February 1, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. This Fellowship provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to contribute to the strengthening of the public sector and relationship building efforts between the U.S. and countries abroad. Fulbright Public Policy Fellows will serve in professional placements in foreign government […]

Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) 2013 Summer Legal Associates Intern Program

The Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) seeks several exceptional law students to serve as Summer Legal Associates in 2013 for a minimum of eight full weeks. Their primary role will be to assist the Cambodia Law and Policy Journal in its editorial responsibilities; however, there will be a variety of additional projects that they may […]