Overall, a government shutdown can have a significant impact on immigration, both for individuals and businesses. It is important to be aware of the potential consequences of a shutdown and to plan accordingly. If you are concerned about how a government shutdown may affect your individual immigration case, you should contact an immigration attorney for advice.
Under this new guidance, USCIS will now use the Dates for Filing chart to calculate an applicant’s age for CSPA purposes, which will provide applicants for adjustment of status more certainty about their eligibility to adjust status. If these derivative children are eligible to adjust status because of the change in policy and they have filed for adjustment of status, they will also be eligible to apply for employment and travel authorization based on their pending adjustment of status application.