We at IKS ESQ. LLC. have been actively monitoring this situation and what it could mean for our immigration clients. The USCIS has released a statement about the budget short fall facing their agency. Typically, this kind of event would impact jobs, and lead to furloughs. A consequence of this will inevitably be increased processing times and increased fees for filing immigration petitions.
We invite you to read the following news and press releases to further explain the nature of this issue.