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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.

NWIRP seeks a full time bilingual attorney to join its Litigation Unit and provide direct representation and community outreach and education to immigrant community members in Washington State. The applicants must be fluent in English and another language (additional languages spoken are a plus), and must be able to start their position as soon as possible.


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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks full time bilingual attorneys to provide direct representation and community outreach and education to immigrant community members in Eastern Washington State. The applicants must be fluent in English and another language (see language preferences specific to each position below), and must be able to start their position as soon as possible.


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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks law student applications for part‐time or full-time fall/winter/spring internship positions to join the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Unit in Seattle, WA. Interns will be asked to commit at least 15 hours per week for 10-12 weeks. Preference will be given to applicants who are available to work in November and December of 2022. Additional languages spoken are a plus but not required. This internship position will directly assist the VAWA Unit’s growing intake process and is a great opportunity to learn more about immigration and working with survivors of abuse. The position is unpaid, but NWIRP will work with applicants to secure outside funding or academic (i.e. externship) credit when possible. All applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.


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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project seeks applications for fall internship positions to join the Tacoma office. Interns will be asked to commit to 10 hours per week for these virtual internships for a period of 3 months. We are looking for interns for the following internship period: September to December 2022. Additional languages spoken are a plus but not required. The internships are unpaid, but NWIRP will work with applicants to secure outside funding or academic credit when possible and if applicable. Interns will have direct exposure to a fast-paced work environment centered on immigration law and advocacy.


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NWIRP seeks a full time English-Spanish bilingual Receptionist/Office Manager to join NWIRP’s Wenatchee team temporarily for twelve (12) months. The applicants must be fluent in English and Spanish (other language(s) are welcome), and must be able to start their position as soon as possible.


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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks a full-time bilingual staff attorney to work in our Family Services Unit in Seattle, Washington. Applicants must be fluent in English and another language and must be able to start their position as soon as possible.


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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks a full-time bilingual legal advocate to join a new project serving the Afghan community residing in Washington State temporarily through June 30, 2023 (with a possible contract extension). Applicants must be fluent in English and another language–either Pashto or Dari, or with extensive experience serving the Afghan community through interpreters. The applicant must be able to start the position as soon as possible. The role is currently mostly remote due to the pandemic, but may be placed in any of NWIRP’s four offices (Granger, Seattle, Tacoma, or Wenatchee).


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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks a full-time bilingual staff attorney to join a new project serving the Afghan community residing in Washington State temporarily through June 30, 2023 (with a possible contract extension). Applicants must be fluent in English and another language–either Pashto or Dari, or with extensive experience serving the Afghan community through interpreters. The applicant must be able to start the position as soon as possible. The role is currently mostly remote due to the pandemic but may be placed in any of NWIRP’s four offices (Granger, Seattle, Tacoma, or Wenatchee).


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