“The Trump administration is reminding Congress of budget challenges at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The Department of Homeland Security and Office of Management and Budget wrote to congressional appropriators. They want Congress to give USCIS $1.2 billion dollars in emergency funding to avoid employee furloughs. Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf says USCIS needs additional funding by August to ensure the agency can function past the summer. USCIS has said it’ll send out furlough notices to 13,000 employees near the end of June or early July to comply with a 30-day advance-notice period set under law.” Listen to the newscast here.
Source: 13,000 jobs in jeopardy at USCIS – By Peter Musurlian, June 26, 2020. Federal News Network.