Obama Signs Stopgap Continuing Resolution

On 10/01/09, President Obama signed a continuing resolution to fund continued federal government operations through October 31, 2009. Included in the legislation were provisions to extend the E-Verify, Religious Worker, Conrad 30, and EB-5 programs.

The continuing resolution was attached to the FY2010 Legislative Branch Appropriations bill (H.R. 2918), and was passed by the House of Representatives on 9/25/09 and the Senate on 9/30/09.

The E-Verify, Religious Worker, Conrad 30 and EB-5 programs have all been extended for an additional 30 days, though all they may be extended further in the coming weeks once the Senate and House conference the FY2010 Homeland Security Appropriations bill (H.R. 2892).

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 09092882.

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