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Fong–Ilagan Summer 2019 Intern program

The F-I Summer 2019 Intern program is designed for law students (any year) to learn how a business immigration firm works. Specifically the intern will see how an attorney works within a mid-size specialized immigration law firm environment. The Intern is assigned to a board certified or senior attorney and will work on actual cases; perform legal and general research; participate in the attorneys meetings; sit in on select client consultations; accompany attorney on select client site visits (as applicable); and assist with presentations and publications (as applicable). The Intern is expected to contribute significantly to case preparation and will be evaluated with the same criteria as a Law Clerk.

Program runs for 8 weeks starting as early as May 27, 2019 ending as late as the week of July 29, 2019

Hours: 20-25 hours per week Flexible according to student schedule, usually 4 days per week. This position is unpaid.

If you are interested in applying for this program, please forward an updated résumé and short writing sample to for consideration to the program.

Immigration Paralegal (business)

Leading Houston immigration law firm seeks paralegal with minimum of 2 years experience in business immigration. Candidate must be a professional team player with strong research, drafting, proofreading, communication and organizational skills. Must desire long-term employment with the firm and provide exceptional customer service and advance cases with limited attorney supervision.

Position requires dedication and an ability to work under deadlines on a broad range of NIV and IV petitions including H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, E-2, O-1, TN, PERM Labor Certification, I-140 and Adjustment of Status. Experience with family-based immigration a plus. Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus.

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