Embracing the Gospel value of welcoming the stranger, CLINIC promotes the dignity and protects the rights of immigrants in partnership with a dedicated network of Catholic and community legal immigration programs.

Current Opportunities for Catholic Legal Immigration Network, inc.

First Generation Civil Rights Fellowship (FirstGEN)

Opportunity Type: Fellowship
Application Deadline: February 02, 2018
Description: The First Generation Civil Rights Fellowship is an Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and National Immigration Law Center collaborative program, which advances first generation college students committed to social justice. 

FirstGEN is a ten-week summer program for undergraduate students who are the first in their immediate families to attend an institution of higher education, and who are passionate about pursuing careers in social justice. Fellows gain hands-on experience working on civil rights matters as full time Public Policy & Social Justice interns, while also participating in an advocacy training program.  Each organization hosts up to two fellows each summer, and all fellows come together for the weekly advocacy training program. FirstGEN creates a greater community of advocates by linking emerging leaders with existing ones, and by creating a FirstGEN alumni network.

Contact Information

Catholic Legal Immigration Network, inc.
8757 Georgia Avenue, Suite 850
Silver Spring, MD 20910
cliniclegal.org/