Furloughed DHS worker discusses struggles during shutdown

Ryan Baugh, a Department of Homeland Security statistician in the Office of Immigration Statistics, says his colleagues are experiencing low morale because of the shutdown.
1:19 | 01/03/19

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Lot of federal workers live up your capital in fact we spent some time with one of them I just yesterday. Ryan about 34 year old worked very ths a statistician. I invited us inside his home to tell us just how this is impacting him Nicholas. Dates and some anxiety when Eminem and go back to work. And I'd like to know you repeat DHS senior statistician. In Homeland Security has become the agency this Harris home. I guess it is. Yet work small office on the opposite immigration statistics and union Steward for agencies like represent my colleagues in an office and that's mostly statisticians and police are spoken to archer about their next march payment. They're not sure. About their children and it really depends on each person's unique situation how many dependents if god what there what their budget looks like its hardness it. Paint brush and saying how everybody's dealing with what slogan of the a lot of federal employees and contractors since this began and nobody that I've spoken to has that they're happy to be out of work right now are happy to be working without pay. There have been expressed a lot of anxiety. And remember and and morale is lets you mean this is important are these folks are doing and that letting it go. On done is it's really. Kind of a horrible feeling fine by.

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