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USCIS announcement of September 21, 2016 entitled “DOS Publishes Visa Bulletin for October 2016”

  on October 5, 2016   in manual

On September 21, 2016, USCIS issued a public announcement, included in the Appendix below, and reflected on USCIS’ webpage, Adjustment of Status Filing Charts from the Visa Bulletin. The announcement concerns adjustment of status applications

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Update on October 2016 Visa Bulletin regarding status adjustment for certain Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) clients

  on September 16, 2016   in manual

Effective October 1, 2016, adjustment of status applications on behalf of Special Immigrant Juveniles (“SIJs”) born in El Salvador, Guatemala, or Honduras (hereinafter “Northern Triangle countries”) can be adjudicated if and only if the applicant

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Immigration Options for Victims of Crimes

  on August 11, 2016   in manual

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CLE Materials: New Jersey Forum on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

  on January 5, 2016   in manual

Rutgers School of Law – Newark, Newark, New Jersey January 8, 2016   Sample Letter-Brief in Support of Remand Post HSP – NJ – Lowenstein Sandler  Sample Motion for Remand Proposed Order Post HSP –

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Resources for Children’s Asylum Claims

  on June 17, 2015   in manual

U.S. Government Materials Memorandum from Jeff Weiss, Acting Dir., Office of Int’l Affairs, U.S. Dep’t of Justice, Immigration & Naturalization Serv., Guidelines for Children’s Asylum Claims (Dec. 10, 1998) (1998 WL 34032561), available at http://www.uscis.gov/USCIS/Laws%20and%20Regulations/Memoranda/Ancient%20History/ChildrensGuidelines121098.pdf

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E-learning Course: Overview of Representing Children in Removal Proceedings

  on April 13, 2015   in manual

Click here for the e-learning course.   Welcome to Overview of Representing Children in Removal Proceedings. This course was created by the Catholic Legal Immigration Network with funding from the MacArthur Foundation. This course consists

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Representing Unaccompanied Children: Training Manual for KIND Pro Bono Attorneys

  on April 12, 2015   in manual

Thank you very much for volunteering to take an unaccompanied child’s case with KIND. We hope this manual will help you through the stages of representing your child client. This resource is meant to accompany

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