"Here’s How the Shutdown Affects Immigration Services," ABC News, 1 Oct. 2013 [text]
"Immigration Courts Remain Partly Open but Political Asylum Cases Delayed," Washington Post, 1 Oct. 2013 [text]
"On Day 1 of the Shutdown, It's Business as Usual for US Aid," Devex, 2 Oct. 2013 [text]
Shutdown of the Federal Government: Causes, Processes, and Effects (U.S. Congressional Research Service, Sept. 2013) [text via InfoDocket]
*"US Government Says We'll Protect You to Refugees, but What Happens during Shutdown?," PRI, 2 Oct. 2013 [text]
"U.S. Government Shutdown Could Hit Foreign Aid," IPS, 1 Oct. 2013 [text]
What Happens during a Government Shutdown (AILA, Oct. 2013) [text]
A few examples of the impact the U.S. Government shutdown is having on access to information:
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
- Accessible but won't be updated.
Department of Homeland Security
- Web site not being actively managed.
Library of Congress
- Web site is not accessible.
Office of Refugee Resettlement
- Information on web site not being updated.
- Minimal staffing and updates.
Tagged Publications and Web Sites/Tools.