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October 2013


October 3, 2013 | Posted by Business Immigration Group | Permalink
Impact of Government Shutdown on Immigration Matters

We have received numerous questions from clients about how today’s partial federal government “shutdown” will affect immigration adjudications and other related matters. Here is what we know so far:

As U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) operations are primarily funded through user filing fees (rather than federal government appropriations), we expect the agency to continue operating as normal. All petitions and applications will continue to be accepted during the shutdown.

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