Left in Limbo: Why Special Immigrant Juveniles Need Employment Authorization

Left in Limbo: Why Special Immigrant Juveniles Need Employment Authorization

Kids in Need of Defense (January 13, 2022)

This brief outlines the Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) visa backlog, DHS’ Employment Authorization Document (EAD) policy that prevents SIJS recipients from applying, and provides recommendations to mediate this issue.

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