A government shutdown Q&A for federal employees

Federal News Network is answering both common and specific questions on the impacts of a partial government shutdown, including who continues to work,…

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Updated: Biden signs stopgap highway spending bill bringing 3,700 Transportation Dept. employees back to work

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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2019, file photo a citizen candidate holds an American flag and the words to The Star-Spangled Banner before the start of a naturalization ceremony at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Miami field office in Miami. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officers can now create fictitious social media accounts to monitor information on foreigners seeking visas, green cards and citizenship.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

With improved financial outlook, USCIS buys more time to avoid employee furloughs

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Different stimulus bills from the House and Senate to come

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(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)In this June 26, 2020, photo cars line up during a drive-thru naturalization service in a parking structure at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services headquarters on Detroit's east side. The ceremony is a way to continue working as the federal courthouse is shut down due to Coronavirus. The U.S. has resumed swearing in new citizens but the oath ceremonies aren't the same because of COVID-19 and a budget crisis at the citizenship agency threatens to stall them again.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

With deadline looming, USCIS employees brace for furloughs

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Furlough notices arrive for some 13,400 USCIS employees

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…

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13,000 jobs in jeopardy at USCIS

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Trump administration is reminding Congress of budget challenges at US Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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USCIS pushes potential furlough date for 13,400 employees back to August

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.

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