|Live Event Date: 12/12/2023|
|Web Seminar||90 min.||Yes|
There have been significant developments related to Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) applicants during the Biden Administration in light of the massive backlog in visa availability for eligible children from certain countries. In the past two years, SIJS applicants with previously approved I-360s have received letters from USCIS granting them deferred action for a period of four years, effectively allowing them the ability to apply for an employment authorization document (EAD). Likewise, newly approved SIJS I-360 applicants have been granted deferred action. The panelists will examine these changes, including the benefits of deferred action for SIJS applicants and the effects it may have on removal proceedings.
- EAD considerations
- Administrative closure/termination of removal proceedings
- Approved SIJS applicants in removal proceedings with I-485s filed and fees to the USCIS Service Center already paid: What if they do not receive deferred action?
- Approved SIJS I-360 applicants and marriage
- Class action litigation seeking parole in place (PIP) for children affected by “family separation” and family members both inside and outside the United States
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Ral E.N. Obioha (DL), Houston, TX
*Lenni B. Benson, New York, NY
*Justin Fyten, Boston, MA
Rocio La Rosa, Los Angeles, CA