By Claire Hansen
August 25, 2020
U.S. CITIZENSHIP AND Immigration Services said Tuesday that it has halted plans to furlough 70% of its workforce on Sunday, saving some 13,400 employees from temporary layoff and averting a near-total shut down of the legal immigration system.
The agency warned, however, that furloughs could still take place in the future unless Congress acts to stabilize USCIS’s finances.