Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)
Children who arrive in the United States without one or both of their parents may qualify for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) which allows them to pursue lawful permanent residency in the United States. In order to achieve this status and, ultimately, a green card, parties must first file an action in family court to achieve the required orders that allow them to move on to the immigration case. These SIJS cases can be complicated as they involve multiple courts and government agencies. At McGuire Law, our expertise at the intersection of family and immigration law makes us the perfect fit for families seeking to pursue SIJS for minor children.