Any growing economy in this globalize world will need the services of immigration lawyers. And immigration lawyers are afforded the usual respect that is often leveled on persons working with the law. If you are one of those interested to become your state’s next immigration lawyer, remember that this can be a labor-intensive and sometimes a politically-challenging job. But the benefits that you get are more than A-okay and the kind of training and exposure that you can get are more than enough compensation.
If you are still keen on being an immigration layer, then you should be ready to take some preparatory steps to become this kind of lawyer. No matter what kind of practice you want, you need first to establish and identify the school you want to enter after your completion of your undergraduate degree. You can never go wrong with law schools with a solid reputation when it comes to teaching and has a good reputation when it comes to immigration laws.
Fine-tune your search for your law school by looking at the law schools that keeps up with the latest with the immigration laws not just in the US but in other parts of the world. Once you are in, begin your program diligently and finish the course in a reasonable amount of time. Law schools will provide internship programs. When you reach this part in your education, make sure that you sign in on an immigration law firm or immigration agency. A stint with the law club will help you as well and in your free time, keep tabs on the latest in immigration and naturalization laws.
Though a bit tough, it pays if you can aspire for honors. This will give you an edge when you are out in the job market. For the first job, its best to work with a national agency that deals with immigration cases, and if possible join the American Immigration Lawyer Association. As always take every case with zeal and full of energy.