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Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Attendance at trainings is limited to staff of NYIC member agencies and the staff of government agencies, BIA-recognized agencies, and 501(c) nonprofit organizations that provide legal services under the direct supervision of an immigration attorney.

This training will cover the petition for Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) status and the application for adjustment of status. We will review documents needed from family court to complete the SIJ petition and discuss adjustment eligibility requirements particular to SIJ applicants, including the exemptions from inadmissibility that apply to SIJ applicants as well as common inadmissibility issues not covered by these exemptions, age-out issues, and continuity of family court jurisdiction. We also will briefly cover the application for work authorization and practical issues when dealing with foster-care caseworkers, Administration for Children’s Services, and family-court law guardians. This training will be conducted by Aryah Somers, Esq. and Rebecca Press, Esq. of The Door – A Center for Alternatives, Inc. CLE Credit: 2 credits in professional practice. This course provides transitional credit for newly admitted attorneys and non-transitional credit for experienced attorneys.  (Please see attachment)

pre-register by 11.16.10

(WE CAN NO LONGER ACCEPT FAX, PLEASE EMAIL US YOUR REGISTRATION FORM)

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