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Director of Systems and Sustainability

The Immigrant Defense Project (IDP) is hiring a Director of Systems and Sustainability. This position is a significant leadership position for a strategic leader experienced in staff management with a demonstrable commitment to social justice movements and organizations. This person will play a critical role in ensuring that IDP has the funds and the internal organization and infrastructure needed to execute IDP’s strategic plan and mission. Read more about the position here. 

Communications Strategist

IDP is hiring a Communications Strategist who will work under the supervision of the Executive Director and with the Deputy Director and other staff to ensure sophisticated and impactful strategic communications to advance IDP’s goals. The Communications Strategist directly contributes to this work in comprehensive ways including strategic communications, media relations, and writing. Digital communications are also a core function of our integrated approach to strategic communications. This role will advance the work of IDP by utilizing value-based and goal-oriented strategic communications tactics to amplify and publicize our work, promote campaigns, engage audiences online, and influence how our issues are framed in the media. Read more about the position here. 


Legal Internships

IDP offers summer and term-time law school internships and accepts applications on a rolling basis. More information about IDP’s internship program is available here

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]


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