Immigration Services

Internship Description

COPO is seeking a Immigration Services Intern to assist our Immigration Services Coordinator with coordinating bi-monthly legal clinics, Know Your Rights (KYR) workshops, and weekly U.S. citizenship application assistance workshops. The intern would assist with phone outreach, workshop facilitation, client screening and intakes, coordinating bimonthly legal clinics, and interpreting for clients. The Immigration Services Intern would also assist in our voter registration initiative.


  • Assist up to 90 clients access legal services over the course of 3 months
  • Assist up to 50 clients complete their applications for U.S. naturalization over a 3 month period through outreach, screening, intakes, and application assistance
  • Assist in planning 6 Know Your Rights workshops over a three month period
  • Assist in canvassing 1000 New American voters over a 3 month period

Responsibilities include

  • Conduct phone outreach for legal services
  • Assist in coordinating bi-monthly legal clinics and KYR events
  • Screen clients for naturalization and fee waiver eligibility
  • Fill intakes with clients
  • Scan documents for client case files
  • Voter registration

Qualifications & Experience

  • A strong commitment to COPO’s Mission and Vision
  • Organized and detailed work
  • Work well in a diverse setting
  • Proficient in computer skills such as Microsoft Office and Internet navigation
  • Bilingual in Urdu, Bengali, or Spanish preferred

Reports to: Chelsea Johnson

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