5.1 Chapter V-1 -Adoption Quick Reference [pdf]

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