The federal government has entered its fourth week of a partial shutdown since December 22, 2018 because of a budget impasse between Congress and the White House. This shutdown is the longest since 1995-1996, when the federal government was closed for 21 days, and now represents the longest lapse in federal funding in recent history.
Many agencies and departments continue operations through this shutdown because of previously approved funding bills or the essential nature of their personnel. The information below summarizes the operating status of agencies responsible for immigration-related activities most relevant to employers. Continue Reading US Government Shutdown Impact on Immigration-Related Services