Answers to Questions from State Court Judges on the 2022 Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) Regulations (April 4, 2023) [pdf]

This document addresses the most frequently asked questions that come up during judicial trainings for state court judges on SIJS findings of fact and conclusions of law needed by immigrant children filing Special Immigrant Juvenile State petitions. It address best practices for drafting state court orders and is up to date through April 2023 and covers the 2022 SIJS regulations as well as information contained in the SIJS policy manual issued by USCIS.