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A Guide for State Court Judges and Lawyers on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

This article describes the role of state courts and legal practitioners in a young person’s journey toward gaining Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS). Recent ABA policy resolutions support undocumented children’s access to Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and other forms of immigration relief.

This article was prepared in collaboration with the American Bar Association - Center for Children's Law and the Pelican Center for Children and Families. 


Published in Law and Best Practices

We are pleased to share a special ABA Child Law Practice issue focusing on Indian child welfare. The issue includes the article on implementing the new ICWA regulations, written by Scott Trowbridge and supported by Louisiana CIP/Pelican Center. Thank you for your contribution to the issue and dedicating your time and expertise to what will be a valuable and timely contribution for the field.

A PDF file of the collaborative article is attached here. Please feel free to send this issue to partners in the field and use it for educational activities you may be involved in, such as trainings and conferences. The full edition includes additional information on ICWA that may be of interest to practitioners.

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