Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) Basics

  • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • By: ILRC
  • This event takes place online
  • Source: Immigration Advocates Network > IAN Nonprofit Resource Center
  • Immigration

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