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  • Abogada Juliana Garcia

What happens to USCIS during the government shutdown?

Updated: Jan 16, 2019

USCIS, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, office are open throughout the government shutdown. According to a statement by USCIS, “fee-for-service activities performed by USCIS are not affected by a lapse in annual appropriated funding.”  Since immigrants applying for benefits pay fees for their applications, immigration offices are able to stay open during the shutdown.

If you would like to start your application process, schedule a consultation with our experienced attorneys at (213) 202-5771.

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