skip to Main Content

USCIS Set to Furlough Two-Thirds of its Workers After Coronavirus Stimulus Talks Fail

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is planning to furlough about two-thirds of its workers at the end of August after Congress failed to reach a deal on a coronavirus stimulus package.

USCIS notified about 13,400 of its 20,000 employees that they would be furloughed Aug. 30 because of budget shortfalls, which the agency hoped Congress would fill in its next relief package before negotiations stalled last week.

Back To Top