Overview of Seeking Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) Findings in Juvenile Court: A Resource for Juvenile Defenders and Children’s Attorneys in California

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This advisory provides basic information on how to obtain the SIJS predicate order in juvenile court. It describes the benefits, requirements, and deadlines associated with SIJS, and discusses the role of the juvenile defense or children’s attorney in the process. It includes a sample SIJS predicate order from juvenile justice proceedings.