|Good news: the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be able to avoid furloughing 70% of its workforce through September 30. They may well come into play later this year, however. |
However, they believe agency spending cuts will likely increase processing times, and wait times for processing. Planning ahead and submitting documentation sooner, rather than later, may well be a prudent idea.
Last week, the US House of Representative approved an emergency stop-gap bill, which would allow premium processing to expand–and would avoid furloughs. The bill has not been passed by the Senate, and would also require presidential approval.
US-Canada and US-Mexico Land Border Restrictions Extended through May 21, 2021
The existing land border restrictions which keep travel to only "essential" for the land borders of US/Canada and...