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Policy Alert: Special Immigrant Juvenile Classification and Deferred Action

By | Federal Policy, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Relief, Law & Policy, Legal/Law, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

Policy Alert: Special Immigrant Juvenile Classification and Deferred Action

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (March 7, 2022)

This policy alert from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services highlights the changes to the new Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) policy.

Deferred Action and Work Permits for Young People with Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

By | Immigrant Youth, Immigration Relief, Legal Professionals, Legal/Law, Practice, Practice Highlight, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

Deferred Action and Work Permits for Young People with Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

Immigrant Legal Resource Center (March 16, 2022)

This guide provides information about the new Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) policy, answers key questions, and provides resources to learn more.

Safe-Zone Schools and Children with Undocumented Parents

By | Child Well-Being, Deportation, Immigrant Families Research, Legal/Law, Research, Safety

Safe-Zone Schools and Children with Undocumented Parents

Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, José R. Bucheli & Ana P. Martinez-Donate, National Symposium on Family Issues (November 27, 2021)

This research explores different geographical areas that have adopted safe-zone policies and assesses how these polices protect students from the potential negative impacts of immigration enforcement. (Note this chapter is not open access.)

Four Years of Profound Change: Immigration Policy during the Trump Presidency

By | Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Federal Policy, ICE, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Immigration Relief, Law & Policy, Legal/Law, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), Unaccompanied Minors

Four Years of Profound Change: Immigration Policy during the Trump Presidency

Jessica Bolter, Emma Isreal and Sarah Pierce, Migration Policy Institute (February 2022)

This report provides a summary of immigration policies implemented during the Trump administration that significantly changed the U.S. immigration system.

California Appellate Law on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

By | Immigrant Youth, Immigration Relief, Law & Policy, Legal/Law, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), State Policies, State Policy

California Appellate Law on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

Immigration Legal Resource Center (February 14, 2022)

This legal brief provides clarification on many common questions related to what role the California state court’s play in Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) cases.

A Guide to Creating “Safe Space” Policies for Early Childhood Programs

By | Child Well-Being, Early Childhood, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Legal/Law, Practice, Youth & Families

A Guide to Creating “Safe Space” Policies for Early Childhood Programs

Rebecca Ullrich & Alejandra Londono Gomez, The Center for Law and Social Policy (February 2022)

This practice guide reviews the new DHS policy regarding “protected areas”, explains ways to design and implement safe space policies, and provides example policy language for early childhood providers.