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USCIS reopens comment period for 2011 proposed rule amending eligibility and procedures for Special Immigrant Juvenile Petitions

  1. Original Date Announced

    October 16, 2019

    USCIS, under direction of Acting Secretary McAleenan, reopens public comment period for 2011 proposed rule on Special Immigrant Juvenile Petitions to amend regulations governing the SIJ classification and related applications for adjustment of status.These changed eligibility requirements are mandated by various laws, including VAWA and TVPRA. [ID #654]

    Proposed Rule: Special Immigrant Juvenile Petitions
  2. Effective Date

    October 16, 2019

Current Status

Not in effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Proposed
Trump Administration Action: Rule
Agencies Affected: USCIS


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