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March 16, 2016 Practice Points

Special Immigrant Juvenile Brochure

By Cathy Krebs

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has published a Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) brochure for juvenile courts and child welfare professionals. The brochure provides an overview of SIJ, eligibility requirements, the role of child welfare professionals and juvenile courts as well as tips and resources.  It provides helpful information for lawyers working on these issues, both full time and pro bono lawyers.

Cathy Krebs is the committee manager of the Children's Rights Litigation Committee at the ABA Section of Litigation in Washington, D.C.

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