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Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)


Overview of SIJS Representation Process

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status A Step-by-Step Guide for Safe Passage Volunteer Attorneys (Focus on NY Law) (November, 2014)

Procedural Guides for representation before Immigration Courts

EOIR Immigration Court Practice Manual

Representing Children in Immigration Matters- ABA (February, 2014)

EOIR Board of Immigration Appeals Practice Manual

Overview of SJIS and USCIS Application Process
Protective Services Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Legal Permanent Residency Application Guide and Instructions – New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department
Basic Procedural Manual for Representing Children and Youth Seeking SIJS – National Immigrant Justice Center (December, 2014)
Common questions in State Court Proceedings
SIJS Role-play common questions in State Courts Proceedings – Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ilrc)

Children and Youth Rights
Know your Rights Manual for Children and Youth – National Immigrant Justice Center (2014)

USCIS and EOIR Memorandums and SJIS General Information
SIJS Brochure: Information for Juvenile Court Judges, Child Welfare Workers, and Others Working with Abused Children, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (May 29, 2014)
SIJS Flier: Information for Juvenile Courts
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (May 29, 2014)

Neufeld Memorandum on SIJS Provisions of the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (March 24, 2009)

Attorney General and BIA Precedent Decisions under Immigration and Nationality Laws of the U.S.

Fact Sheet EOIR’s e-Registry Program

Frequently Asked Questions EOIR’s e-Registry Program

How to Register for the EOIR’s E-Registry Program

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Summary – USCIS (April, 2014)

Memorandum to USCIS regarding Challenges in the Adjudications of Petitions for SIJS – National Immigrant Justice Center (July 18, 2013)

Executive Office for Immigration Review, Special Immigrant Juveniles: All the Special Rules, Immigration Law Advisor, Vol. 8, No. 1 (January 2014) 

Policy Memorandum:  Implementation of the Special Immigrant Juvenile Perez-Olano Settlement Agreement (April 4, 2011)

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