Immigration Law

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SIJ Retrogression
Posted on 17 Feb 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

SIJS Practice Advisory and More
Posted on 12 Jun 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The Legal Aid Society and Latham & Watkins, LLP, June 2019 "Since 2016, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has denied the Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) petitions of abused, abandoned, and neglected youth in... Read More

Preliminary Injunction Granted in SIJ Lawsuit: J.L. v. Cissna
Posted on 25 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

Is USCIS Changing the Rules for Special Immigrant Juveniles?
Posted on 18 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Liz Robbins, New York Times, Apr. 18, 2018 - "As a child, Y. says she was beaten by her father with ropes and cables in Honduras. J. says he was forced into labor in Burkina Faso. R., who was born in the Dominican Republic, says she was neglected... Read More