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Hotline Paralegal (May 2024)

The paralegal will play a key role in supporting our hotline by being the first point of contact for immigrants and advocates who reach out for assistance. The paralegal will work closely with the IDP attorneys under the supervision of a Supervising attorney. Responsibilities include monitoring and returning messages from our hotline, conducting intake interviews by phone, collecting documentation by email and fax, directing calls to attorneys, and maintaining and managing the hotline database. The paralegal will also play a critical role in observing trends of calls and working with the Hotline Team to support the creation of community-facing resources and trainings that are responsive to these trends. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work with immigrants and their families who are seeking legal advice, and as well as  opportunities for creative growth and professional development while in this role.

A full job description is available here.


IDP is no longer accepting applications for law student interns for summer 2024. Please check this website in the future for new internship opportunities. For inquiries, please email [email protected].

Volunteer and Pro Bono Opportunities

IDP regularly works with volunteers in the following areas:

  • hotline intake and advisals
  • graphic design
  • film, webinar, and podcast production
  • web design
  • legal representation, including deportation defense, petitions for review in federal courts, habeas corpus litigation in federal courts, state post-conviction relief
  • legal research

If you are interested in volunteering with IDP or serving as pro bono counsel, please contact us at [email protected].