USCIS to reschedule appointments canceled because of Juneteenth holiday

18 Jun 21


U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will automatically reschedule anyone who had an appointment canceled because of the Juneteenth holiday, the agency said.

Key Point

  • USCIS offices closed Friday after President Joe Biden signed legislation making Juneteenth a federal holiday.
  • Those who had appointments canceled do not need to reach out to the Contact Center for rescheduling; appointments will automatically be rescheduled.
  • Additional information on USCIS office closings is available here.

Background: Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. It falls on June 19 and was observed on Friday since June 19 is a Saturday this year.

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