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Reminder: USCIS Issues Policy Alert on SIJ Classification and Adjustment of Status

6/10/22 AILA Doc. No. 22061002. Adjustment of Status, Special Immigrant Juveniles

USCIS updated policy guidance to incorporate changes from the Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) Final Rule, including updated citations, new definitions, and clarifications. Specific policy highlights include revised definitions of “juvenile court” and “custody,” new language regarding documentation of age, and more.

The updates apply to SIJ petitions and AOS applications filed or pending on or after April 7, 2022.

Comments are now due by July 11, 2022.

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 22061002.

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