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Government shutdown – Impact on Immigration

Different US government agencies may behave differently in terms of ongoing operations during the current government shutdown. Essentially, a government agency will generally need to cease work if funded by appropriations – but there are exceptions for certain vital agencies, and law enforcement agencies are normally considered vital.

A brief summary follow, by agency: