SPECIAL IMMIGRANT JUVENILE STATUS AND UNACCOMPANIED MINORS

GLG ensures that unaccompanied minors are offered the protections they deserve under U.S. law and procedures. For children immigrants leaving difficult conditions in their home countries, our firm represents the children in domestic state courts in order that they can apply for special immigrant juvenile status, knows as “SIJS” which leads to permanent residency.GLG is careful to keep up to date on the particular rules and procedures for SIJS followed in the various state courts. For children fearing severe harm in their home country, GLG uses its expertise in asylum law for children who need to file their asylum cases either with USCIS asylum office or who are in immigration proceedings.