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Conditions imposed were not required by statute (access required)

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, erred when it required a permanent custody order before it would allow an immigrant to qualify for special juvenile status because that requirement is not found in the statute. Background In late 2013, at the age of 16, Felipe Perez Perez fled his home country. Felipe was apprehended and eventually released ...