U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services told employees it would delay the possibility of furloughs until the end of August. Employees will receive another furlough notice in the coming days reflecting the new potential date, the agency said.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee outlines its roadmap for oversight over the next five years.
The Senate will craft a stimulus bill very different from that of the House, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services could get bailout help from Congress this week.
Facing the possibility of furloughs next month, some employees at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services are looking for temporary work or a new job altogether. Others plan to tap into their retirement savings and Thrift Savings Plan to stay afloat.
In today's Federal Newscast, National Archives and Records Administration employees have spent the pandemic making Black history records more accessible to the public.
In today's Federal Newscast, Homeland Security Committee chairman Bennie Thompson wants to know what DHS is doing to keep employees safe.
In today's Federal Newscast, two senators doubt the pandemic is the real reason behind the budget issues at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Congress is in a tug-of-war itself over immigration policies, and the bargaining chip is a $1.2 billion bailout that must come by Aug. 3 or else.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Department of Veterans Affairs has a new digital tool to help screen veterans, employees and other visitors for coronavirus.
As expected, employees at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services are beginning to receive furlough notices ahead of a possible Aug. 3 action. The Department of Homeland Security and the Office of Management and Budget have urged Congress in recent weeks to step in with emergency funding to avoid furloughs for some 13,400 employees.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Trump administration is reminding Congress of budget challenges at US Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Customs and Border Protection's Office of Field Operations faces a $400 million partial budget shortfall before the year ends. The National Treasury Employees Union said it's concerned field officers could face furloughs without additional appropriations.
In today's Federal Newscast, the IRS will no longer be giving employees 10-25% pay increase for going into the office during the coronavirus pandemic.
A "dramatic decrease in revenue" during the coronavirus pandemic had initially forced U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to consider furloughs for a large portion of its workforce in July.