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“John Marshall’s externship program offers quality field placements that develop professional and practical skills while ensuring  successful and meaningful on-the-job performance.” Paul Nam, Graduate (’12)

Externship - Approved Placements

U.S. DOJ- Atlanta Immigration Court

Placement Description:

The Atlanta Immigration Court conducts immigration hearings largely in the removal context.  Cases include asylum, adjustment of status, cancellation, among other forms of relief from removal.

Description of Student Work:

this is a research/writing heavy position.  Immigration and/or administrative law experience preferred (not required).  Students work on written decisions and motions, including asylum.  Students can also observe hearings.

Course & Other Requirements:

  • An FBI background check & security investigation is required
  • U.S. citizenship is required
  • Applicants must have lived in the United States for 3 of the last 5 years

Semester Participation:

Summer (Please apply only through the Joint Georgia Public Interest Fair for Summer 2014).  Externships are also available for Fall & Spring

 

Contact:

Mr. Duncan Fulton/ Ms. Lauren McElroy, Judicial Law Clerk

lauren.mcelroy@usdoj.gov

Location

180 Spring Street

Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Phone: (404) 653-2151

Website: http://www.justice.gov/eoir/sibpages/atl/atlmain.htm