5.8 Chapter V-8 – Paternity Quick Reference Guide [pdf]

This Chapter provides an overview of Special Immigrant Juvenile Status findings in paternity and parentage proceedings. It explains the meaning of SIJS, the requirements, and the eligibility status for SIJS. It discusses SIJS in paternity and parentage proceedings and common case scenarios. It also briefly discusses the procedural consideration and best practices for SIJS findings in paternity cases.