TSA officer Jessica Caraballo and her family spoke to CNN at a relative's home in Griffin, GA. From left to right: Daellah Miller, 7, Shalique Caraballo, 29, Jessica Caraballo, 31, and DaMara Miller, 5.

This family thought their troubles were over. Then the government shutdown left them in limbo.

Updated 12:53 PM ET, Sun January 6, 2019

Atlanta (CNN)Just before Christmas, Jessica Caraballo and her husband got the break they had long worked for.

In their three-year marriage, the 31-year-old and her husband, Shalique, have gotten job after job trying to support their children. She has driven for Uber, he embalmed bodies at an Atlanta funeral home, and she worked all night at a Walmart store.
It was just last month when things finally appeared to be falling into pla