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Crippling USCIS's National Benefits Center Hurts Economic Recovery

Updated: Jan 14, 2021

While a massive planned layoff at that facility had been recently scrapped, a threat to the contractors working there has nevertheless reemerged.

As of now, the plan is to furlough 800 workers at this facility, a move that will be sure to trickle down and negatively affect foreign nationals who are awaiting not just green cards, but employment authorization documents as well.

Entrepreneurial foreigners, many of whom create jobs and overseas trading opportunities for the U.S., can therefore expect further delays before being able to contribute to the U.S. economic engine. See article Immigration agency cuts of 800 Kansas City jobs expected to trigger backlogs, delays nationwide.

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