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DHS/USCIS RIN: 1615-AB81 Publication ID: Fall 2013 
Title: Special Immigrant Juvenile Petitions 
Abstract: This rule makes procedural changes and resolves interpretive issues following the amendments mandated by Congress. It will enable juvenile aliens who have been abused, neglected, or abandoned and placed under the jurisdiction of a juvenile court, to obtain special immigrant status. Such status will regularize immigration status for these juveniles and provide the ability to adjust status to lawful permanent resident. 
Agency: Department of Homeland Security(DHS)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 8 CFR 204    8 CFR 205    8 CFR 245   
Legal Authority: 8 USC 1101    8 USC 1103    8 USC 1151    8 USC 1153    8 USC 1154   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  09/06/2011  76 FR 54978   
NPRM Comment Period End  11/07/2011    
Final Rule  09/00/2014 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal, State 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Maureen A. Dunn
Chief, Humanitarian Affairs Division
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Office of Policy and Strategy, Suite 1200, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20529
Phone:202 272-8377
Fax:202 272-1480