Thank you for your interest in joining Immigrant Justice Corps’ expansive network of advocates!
Our Community and Justice Fellowships empower new immigration advocates with the skills and supports necessary to address the urgent need for direct legal services.
For immigrants facing the threat of deportation or pursuing lawful status and citizenship, nothing makes a greater difference than skilled legal representation. Founded from direct experience with the systemic failings of our broken and outdated immigration system, Immigrant Justice Corps mobilizes quality counsel to meet the needs of immigrants nationwide.
At IJC we:
Recruit promising, committed new lawyers and advocates from around the country for our two-year fellowship.
Mobilize our Fellows to host organizations where they can directly help immigrants in need of legal services.
Train & support our Fellows to provide high-quality legal counsel.
As an IJC Fellow you will:
Work directly with the community you’re best positioned to serve. All Fellows possess a demonstrated commitment to immigrant legal services and find placement through a process that is attuned to their interests, experiences and the urgencies of our host communities.
Join a host organization at the front lines of immigration law and advocacy. IJC Fellows are integrated into an active practice at one of our 42+ host organizations around the country, working in a wide range of communities and areas of the law.
Become an immigration expert and connect with leaders in the field. IJC provides intensive upfront training and ongoing support and career development. All Fellows join an active network of alumni and host organizations sharing new practices and insights.