Immigration Alert: Effect of the Government Shutdown on Immigration

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As you are aware, the failure of the U.S. Congress to reach a budget deal is causing a partial shutdown of U.S. government offices and services.  The full extent to which the government shutdown will impact various aspects of the immigration process is not yet clear.  However, following is a brief description of known disruptions that will result from the government shutdown:

Other immigration-related entities may also be impacted by the reduction of non-essential functions.  We will continue to keep clients advised of these developments as they become known.  If you have any questions, please contact your Vorys attorney.