Externship Listings

ID #173
SubtypeImmigration Court - Philadelphia PA
Judge first nameNatalie Richmond, Judicial LawClerk
Judge last namePhiladelphia Immigration Court
First line of addressPhiladelphia Immigration Court
Second line of addressRobert Nix Federal Bldg & Courthouse
Third line of address900 Market Street - Suite 504
DutiesWill normally include research, preparation of memoranda on complex legal issues, and drafting legal decisions. The legal interns will work under the supervision of the court's Judicial Law Clerk, but will also have substantial interaction with the individual Immigration Judges.
Agency descriptionEOIR is responsible for adjudicating immigration cases. Specifically, under delegated authority from the Attorney General, EOIR interprets and administers federal immigration laws by conducting immigration court proceedings, appellate reviews, and administrative hearings. EOIR consists of three components: the Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, which is responsible for managing the numerous immigration courts located throughout the United States where immigration judges adjudicate individual cases; the Board of Immigration Appeals, which primarily conducts appellate reviews of immigration judge decisions; and the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer, which adjudicates immigration-related employment cases.
Time requirementsAt least 15 hours per week (depending on requirements for credit). Students may arrange those hours to complement their academic schedules, but should not plan to work less than four hours at one time. During a summer internship, the student must work full-time for at least ten (10) weeks.
Position requirementsU.S. citizenship; prior knowledge of immigration law; strong research and writing skills. Not Available for Spring 2015.
RestrictionsStudents cannot work for any party that appears or could appear before the Court during the Externship.
Writing sample requiredYes
Number of students requested2
Supervisor salutationMs.
Supervisor first nameNatalie
Supervisor last nameRichman
Supervisor tagEsq
Supervisor titleJudicial Law Clerk
Contact salutationMs.
Contact first nameNatalie
Contact last nameRichman
Contact tagEsq
Contact titleJudicial Law Clerk
Contact phone215-717-2357

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