Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) Basics

  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
  • Status/Classification
  • Immigrant Children

This webinar will lay out the basics of an SIJS case, with updates based on changing practices at USCIS and immigration courts. Our presenters will give an overview of the legal standards governing SIJS. They will then discuss the process of applying for SIJS and adjustment of status with USCIS, including a discussion of the challenges presented by the current visa backlog. The presenters for this webinar are the ILRC's Andrew Craycroft and Alison Kamhi.


  • Criteria and legal standards in defining SIJS
  • USCIS processes for SIJS
  • Pending applications and backlog

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  • CLE Credit Comments: 1.5

IAN Partners

  • pro bono net
  • american immigration lawyers association
  • national immigration law center
  • unidos us
  • immigration legal resource center
  • immigration legal resource center
  • american immigration council
  • american civil liberties union
  • american immigration council
  • national immigration project
  • the advocates for human rights
  • lutheran immigration and refugee service
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