Family and Juvenile Law: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and the California Courts

Judicial Council of California (October 6, 2014)

California Senate Bill 873 clarifies the role and responsibility of the superior courts in making the findings needed for determining whether an individual is eligible for Special Immigration Juvenile Status. This report provides information regarding the background for this legislation as well as the efforts underway to assist the courts (i.e., providing education, resources, and other services).

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