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Internships and Careers

Catholic Migration Services (“CMS”), an affiliated agency of Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, provides high quality free legal services, community education, and advocacy for low-income immigrants residing in Brooklyn and Queens, regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status. CMS assists individuals with their immigration, housing, and employment legal needs.

Catholic Migration Services is committed to “welcoming the stranger in our midst” by serving and working alongside underserved immigrant communities to advance equality and social justice in an ever changing landscape.


Catholic Migration Services is seeking a candidate to sponsor for a post-graduate legal fellowship in our tenant advocacy or immigration programs starting in the fall of 2024 (applications to fellowship foundations due fall 2023). Fellowship programs include the Skadden Fellowship Foundation and similar programs.
2024 Fall Fellowship Opportunities

Application Instructions
Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references directly to the program to which they are applying:

For Immigration Internships (Please direct your application materials to the intended unit):
Lynn Neugebauer
Supervising Attorney, Removal Defense Project

Christopher Holtz
Supervising Attorney, Affirmative Filings Unit

For Tenant Advocacy Internships:
Jonathan Cohen
Managing Attorney, Tenant Advocacy Program

For Employment Program Internships:
Alice Davis
Managing Attorney, Workers’ Rights Program


Catholic Migration Services is currently accepting applications for the following positions. For more information about each position and application instructions, please click on the links below.

Thank you for considering employment with Catholic Migration Services. There are no current openings on the Administrative team. Please check back soon.

Immigration Program
Paralegal, Removal Defense Team
Paralegal, Pro Se Plus Project

Tenant Advocacy Program
Staff Attorney, Housing Unit

Employment Program
Thank you for considering employment with Catholic Migration Services. There are no current openings in the Employment Program. Please check back soon.

Diversity and Non-Discrimination Policy

Catholic Migration Services values workplace diversity and welcomes applicants and employees of all backgrounds. Catholic Migration Services makes all employment decisions without regard to any applicant’s or employee’s protected characteristics, including their race, religion, color, national origin, immigration status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, arrest conviction record, or marital status.