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As the only nonprofit legal service provider in Nebraska with the ability to successfully represent children eligible for SIJS in both state and immigration proceedings, we believe every abused, abandoned, or neglected noncitizen child should be evaluated by a qualified immigration professional to determine their eligibility for immigration benefits, including SIJS, before that child reaches the age of majority.
Some children present in the United States without legal immigration status may be in need of humanitarian protection because they have been abused, abandoned, or neglected by a parent. Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) status is an immigration classification that may allow for these vulnerable children to apply immediately for lawful permanent resident status (“LPR” status or a “Green Card”).
To be eligible for SIJS, a child must be:
The order must include the three following findings: