Newsletter - October 2015

Newsletter - October 2015
October 1, 2015

Congress Approves Stopgap Spending Bill to Avert a Government Shutdown

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With only a few hours before a midnight deadline, Congress approved legislation late yesterday to fund government offices and services through 12/11/15.  (more)


All U.S. Embassies and Consulates Will be Closed on 10/9/15

Due to a consular systems upgrade, consular operations at all U.S. embassies and consulates will be closed to the public on Friday, October 9, 2015. (more)


October Visa Bulletin Fiasco

On 9/09/15, the Department of State (DOS), in coordination with USCIS, announced it has revised the Visa Bulletin system which determines cut-off dates to regulate the number of applicants eligible to file for adjustment of status applications (I-485) each month. (more)