Moreno Galvez v. Jaddou
"United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) administers the Special Immigrant Juveniles (“SIJ”) program, which provides certain immigrant juveniles a pathway to lawful permanent...
CHRCL, Oct. 31, 2022 - " U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ISSUES ORDER IN CASA LIBRE V. MAYORKAS (NO. 22-01510) RE CLAIMS FOR TIMELY ADJUDICATION OF SIJ PETITIONS AND PROMPT ISSUANCE OF WORK PERMITS
On March 7, 2022, on behalf...
Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 45 / Tuesday, March 8, 2022
"The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is amending its regulations governing the requirements and procedures for juveniles seeking classification as a Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ...
USCIS Announces Policies to Better Protect Immigrant Children Who Have Been Abused, Neglected, or Abandoned : "United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced new policies that will provide better protection to immigrant...
USCIS: Notice of Proposed Settlement W.A.O. v. Jaddou, No. 2:19-cv-11696 (D.N.J.)
"W.A.O. v. Jaddou is a class action that was filed in federal court in New Jersey in 2019. A class action is a lawsuit filed on behalf of a large group of people...
An email message dated Feb. 17, 2022 from The Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN) :
"PLEASE READ for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Cases - Visa Bulletin Retrogression
Good morning Pro Bono Attorneys,
The March 2022 Visa Bulletin...
USCIS, Nov. 30, 2021
"Notice of Final Class Action Settlement in A.O. et al. v Jaddou, et al., No. 19-cv-6151 (N.D. Cal)
This webpage is intended to notify you of the final class settlement in A.O. et al. v Jaddou, et al., No. 19-cv-6151...
USCIS, Mar. 18, 2021
"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is updating the USCIS Policy Manual regarding the special immigrant juvenile (SIJ) classification to incorporate changes agreed to in the settlement agreement resulting from...
Moreno Galvez v. Cuccinelli, Oct. 5, 2020
"[P]laintiffs’ motion for summary judgment and request for permanent injunctive relief (Dkt. #. 64) is GRANTED. Defendants’ cross-motion for summary judgment (Dkt. #66) is DENIED. The Court...
Question & Answer Session Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) Policy Clarifications Engagement Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019
USCIS, Nov. 19, 2019
"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is updating the USCIS Policy Manual regarding the Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) classification."
[Ed. Note: See especially the "Additional Considerations"...
J.L. v. Cissna, Oct. 24, 2018 - "Plaintiffs are young immigrants who were abused, neglected, or abandoned by their parents. They seek classification as Special Immigrant Juveniles (“SIJ”) as a pathway to lawful permanent residency in...
Charles "Shane" Ellison writes: "I wanted to pass along two Nebraska Supreme Court victories our office received today related to SIJ:
In re Carlos D.
In re Luis J.
In one, we authored an amicus brief ; and in the other, the Immigrant...
USCIS, Dec. 11, 2015 - Ombudsman Recommendations to Ensuring Process Efficiency and Legal Sufficiency in Special Immigrant Juvenile Adjudications
Stakeholders report and the Ombudsman has observed that the Special Immigrant Juvenile...
DHS, July 21, 2016 - "On June 16, 2016, the Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman hosted a public teleconference on issues related to the Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) program.
Participants who joined the CIS Ombudsman...