By now everyone knows that the government has shutdown, due to disagreements between the President and Congress, and most federal agencies are affected, however United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is still open, and will remain so for the near future. All USCIS offices have remained open, and all individuals should attend interviews and appointments as scheduled. USCIS has been able to accept applications and petitions, and will continue to do so. The reason that USCIS is still operating normally is the fact that the majority of USCIS funding comes from fees paid by applicants and petitioners.
If you or someone close to you needs help with a green card application, K1 Visa, family petition, or other request, please contact the experienced immigration attorneys at Shafer, Grossman & Rupp today. We offer a free consultation. Call us at (714) 702-5222.