*National Judicial Network Peer-to-Peer Forum (November 2, 2021): U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Answers Judges’ Questions on SIJS, U Visas, and T Visas

Subject Matter Experts from USCIS – Bebe Anver, Andria Strano, Roxanna Garcia, Margot Dankner, Cecelia Levin

**This session was not recorded at USCIS request

USCIS Opened the session by answering many of the question they received via a 1-hour presentation, in the following order:

  • Introduction of the U and T Visa
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Classification Overview
  • Violence Against Women’s Act (VAWA) Self-Petitions
  • VAWA Confidentiality – U.S.C.1367 Protections

You can find the complete notes from this session here.

Training Materials

Informative Pamphlets Appropriate for Public Distribution:

Informative Materials for Judges and Law Enforcement:

 USCIS Case Data 

 Relevant USCIS Public Webpages or Policy Manual Chapters

Information for Afghan Nationals 

Additional training materials can be found here