5.3 Chapter V-3 – Custody Quick Reference Guide [pdf]

This Chapter provides an overview of Special Immigrant Juvenile Status findings in proceedings involving custody and child support. It explains the meaning of SIJS, the requirements, and the eligibility status for SIJS. It discusses SIJS in custody and child support proceedings and common case scenarios. It also briefly discusses the procedural consideration like service of process and best practices for SIJS findings in custody case.