If the answer to both of these questions, is YES, then I have a position for you!
BROOKLYN DEFENDER SERVICES /www.bds.org is seeking interns for summer 2012. Application Deadline: 01/16/2012
The Immigration Unit of Brooklyn Defender Services (BDS) advises noncitizen clients as to the immigration consequences of their criminal cases. This is mandated by Padilla v. Kentucky, a recent Supreme Court decision, as well as by ethical codes that govern criminal defense attorneys’ professional responsibility. Our Immigration Unit works in close collaboration with BDS defenders to avoid or minimize the negative immigration consequences of their noncitizens’ criminal cases. The Unit also provides direct representation to our noncitizen clients in immigration court proceedings, against immigration detention, and in affirmative applications for immigration benefits.
Application Instructions are available on Symplicity!