Federal agencies will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 24, under an executive order President Trump signed yesterday.

Key points:

  • Immigration applicants should anticipate that all federal government offices, including U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the State Department, and the Labor Department, will be closed for the full two days on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Offices will reopen Thursday, Dec. 26.
  • Applicants should plan for suspension of services and prioritize any time-sensitive applications.
  • Previously scheduled appointments at interviewing offices or Application Support Centers will be rescheduled and applicants should receive a reschedule notice.
  • Applicants may check their USCIS case status online or contact the USCIS Contact Center number at 1-800-375-5283.

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