NWIRP is the only organization in Washington State providing comprehensive immigration legal services to low-income immigrants and refugees. Our exciting and dynamic organization serves more than 10,000 individuals from more than 100 countries and 40 language groups each year.

We seek to hire individuals with a demonstrated commitment to immigrant rights and a passion for serving immigrants and refugees in need of legal services. If you feel that your qualifications fit the description for a position listed below, we invite you to send us a résumé and cover letter for review.

Bilingual Staff Attorney — Full-TimeTacoma, WA
NWIRP seeks a bilingual attorney (with strong preference for a Spanish-speaking attorney) to work with individuals detained at the Northwest Detention Center, a regional immigration detention facility that houses up to 1,575 detainees. The attorney will be providing legal representation and assistance to individuals in removal proceedings. For full consideration, please submit application by May 3, 2015. For more information, please click here. PDF

Document Processing Volunteer (Unpaid) — Seattle, WA
All clients have unique stories and as part of honoring their experiences NWIRP is digitizing the physical case files closed in the last two decades. We call on you to help with the heavy lifting of reading, summarizing, and scanning of these files. For more information, please click here. PDF

Summer 2015 Law Student Internships — Seattle, WA
Under the supervision of attorneys, interns will assist with case matters before the Immigration Court and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Depending on unit placement, interns’ responsibilities may include:
• Conducting legal research and drafting briefs in support of applications for relief;
• Researching country conditions in support of claims for asylum;
• Preparing and submitting filings with the Immigration Court and USCIS; and
• Working directing with clients, such as conducting intakes and drafting client declarations in support of applications for relief. For more information, please click here. PDF

Volunteer Opportunities at NWIRP
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Summer 2015 Law Student Internships — Granger, WA
NWIRP seeks law student applications for summer internship positions in its Granger office. These internships are unpaid, but NWIRP will work with applicants to secure outside funding or academic credit. For more information, please click here. PDF