On September 30, 2015, President Obama signed a Continuing Resolution to extend funding of the US government through December 11, 2015, and temporarily avoid a government shutdown. See http://www.wsj.com/articles/senate-passes-government-funding-bill-prior-to-midnight-deadline-1443623598. The Continuing Resolution contained extensions for several important immigration programs including:
- EB-5 Regional Centers
- Conrad 30 J-1 Physician Waivers
- Nonminister Religious Workers, and
These programs were continued unchanged until December 11, 2015.
Ms. Wadhwani is a partner in the Immigration Practice Group at Fox Rothschild LLP. She may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.