Special Immigrant Juvenile Status: Comparison Chart – November 2019 USCIS Policy Manual Changes to Volume 6, Part J

Last Updated

December 13, 2019

On November 19, 2019, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced changes to its Policy Manual section on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) petitions. The changes are effective immediately and apply to cases pending on, and filed on or after, November 19, 2019. This resource briefly summarizes some of the key changes and contains a chart comparing the current version with the previous Policy Manual section on SIJS.