Finally we turn tommigration reform, an unresolved issue to this day and a constant area of uncertainty for businesses. Many businesses would be able to hire with less restriction, but due to the shutdown this process has been delayed even further.
This article touches upon the effects a U.S. Federal Government shutdown have on immigration services, like petitions, labor certifications, and visas.
USCIS has recently announced its aimed at improving the quality of customer service. The new alteration allows for the option for prospective employees to provide their email addresses on form I-9.