Federal Shutdown Averted
In light of the imminent expiration of funding for federal operations after midnight on December 7, Congress passed a short-term spending bill that will provide funding through December 21. This spending bill is now awaiting President Trump’s signature for final approval and execution.
This short-term spending bill will have an ...
President Trump Signs FY 2019 Spending Bill
After a government shutdown that lasted for 35 days, President Trump signed a fiscal year 2019 spending bill on February 15, 2019 that was passed by Congress.
Specifically regarding immigration, the spending bill provided funding for the Department of Homeland Security, the State Department, and other federal agencies through Sept...
Congress Passes Short-Term Spending Measure to Temporarily Extend Key Immigration Programs
With the passing of a short-term spending measure, Congress temporarily extended federal government funding through November 21, 2019 while FY 2020 budget negotiations continue. This means that many key immigration programs, which are under federal functions, will continue uninterrupted until then, pending President Trump's signature...
Congress Passes Another Short-Term Spending Measure
Congress has passed another short-term spending measure to temporarily extend federal government funding through December 20, 2019 while FY 2020 budget negotiations continue. This means that many key immigration programs, which are under federal functions, will continue uninterrupted until December 20, 2019, pending President Trump'...
Congress Passes FY 2020 Spending Bills
After passing two temporary spending measures, Congress has passed two bills that will fund the federal government through fiscal year (FY) 2020, which ends on September 30, 2020. The bills include funding for immigration operations.
E-Verify, the Conrad 30 waiver program, and the special immigrant non-minister religious worker pr...