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COVID-19 guidance for NIJC pro bono attorneys.
Experts engage in a panel discussion, intended for pro bono attorneys, on practical aspects of filing for SIJS in Illinois.
NIJC provides a one-page summary of the updates in Illinois state law that applies to SIJS effective September 2021.
NIJC presents this virtual training that prepares pro bono attorneys in Indiana to enable immigrant children to secure protection in the form of Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJ).
An overview of pro bono representation for a predicate order for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.
Sample certificates of translation to submit with translated foreign language affidavits and documents.
Sample certificate of service
Updates and guidance for pro bono attorneys regarding the new and increased USCIS fees and fee waiver eligibility rules that go into effect on October 2, 2020.
*Last updated September 30, 2020.*
Updates and guidance for NIJC pro bono attorneys regarding filing immigration forms and documents during the COVID-19 period.
Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status (Form I-485), from Department of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Instructions for Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status (Form I-485), from Department of Homeland SecurityU.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
NIJC and CVLS prepare attorneys in IL to represent clients for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status. This training reviews both the predicate order in State court and immigration process with USCIS.
In late 2019, a new law went into effect requiring Illinois courts to enter SIJS findings where supported by the evidence.
This is a checklist for pro bono attorneys to request a predicate order for guardianship in an IL State court.
NIJC provides a one-page summary of the updates in Illinois state law that applies to SIJS.
A checklist to guide pro bono attorneys in preparing for a predicate order for custody in IL State court.
This document provides guidance and best practices for attorneys working remotely with clients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This page supports pro bono attorneys in preparing Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) in Illinois.
The following document provides guidance for pro bono attorneys who represent clients seeking a predicate order in IL State Court and information on addressing Hearsay Issues Regarding Child Abuse.
NIJC's powerpoint presentation for pro bono attorneys representing a Special Immigrant Juvenile Status case in IL. Dec. 2019