Day: September 28, 2023

Fragomen: Budget Impasse Could Lead to Federal Shutdown, Though Some Immigration Processing Would Continue

(From Immigration Services)

If appropriations legislation or a stopgap spending bill is not passed by Congress by September 30, 2023, the federal government will enter a partial shutdown on October 1.  

A shutdown is by no means certain.  However, USCIS benefit and State Department visa and citizenship document processing will continue, though with potential delays. 
Department of Labor immigration functions such as LCA, prevailing wage, and PERM processing would be suspended in a shutdown until Congress passes a stopgap spending measure or an FY 2024 budget.

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