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Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Deferred Action

  • Organization: USCIS
  • Document Type: Policies
  • Date Created: Tuesday, March 08, 2022
  • Attachment(s): LINK

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is updating the USCIS Policy Manual to consider deferred action (and related employment authorization) for noncitizens classified as Special Immigrant Juveniles (SIJs) who are ineligible to apply for adjustment of status to lawful permanent resident (LPR) status solely due to visa unavailability.

Topics:
  • Immigrant Children
  • Deferred Action