Tag Archives: Government shutdown

President Trump Signs Continuing Resolution into Law

On Monday evening, President Trump signed the Continuing Resolution (CR) into law ending the three-day, 69-hour government shutdown. In addition to funding the government and other policy-related matters, the CR extends EB-5, E-Verify, Conrad 30, and the Religious Workers immigration programs until Feb. 8.… Continue Reading

Congress Passes Another Continuing Resolution After 3 Day Shutdown – EB-5 Extended to Feb. 8

By a vote of 266-150 on Jan. 22  (three days after  the previous extension deadline of midnight on Jan. 19), the House passed the Senate amendment, extending Continuing Appropriations for government services and programs to Feb. 8. The bill now goes to the president who is expected to sign it into law.… Continue Reading

E-Verify Resumes Post-Shutdown Operations; Other Services Remain Closed as Focus Shifts to Immigration Reform

On October 17, 2013, E-Verify resumed operations after being shuttered during the 16-day federal government shutdown, which ended with a last-minute Congressional vote to reopen the government and raise the nation’s debt ceiling limit. However, at the time of this writing, the U.S. Department of Labor’s iCert portal, which processes required Labor Condition Applications (LCAs) … Continue Reading

GT To Host Follow-Up Webinar “Government Shutdown: How it Affects Foreign Nationals”

The Business Immigration & Compliance Practice of Greenberg Traurig will host a 30 minute webinar entitled “Government Shutdown: How it Affects Foreign Nationals” this Thursday, October 17th from 1:00–1:30 p.m. EDT, presented by Laura Reiff and Ian Macdonald. Three weeks into the shutdown of the US federal government, the webinar will explore the on-going problems … Continue Reading

Government Shutdown: How It Impacts Immigration and Global Business and Recruiting of Foreign Nationals

The most important point for recruiters to remember is not to make any promises about dates and timing – do not promise a start date, or an H-1B filing date or a date for filing a PERM application. All of those dates are contingent upon the end of the government shutdown, and that is beyond … Continue Reading

GT to Host Webinar – Government Shutdown: How it Impacts Immigration and Global Business

The GT Business Immigration & Compliance Practice is hosting a webinar this Thursday, October 10th from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET on the timely topic of the Government Shutdown. The webinar, entitled “Government Shutdown: How it Impacts Immigration and Global Business,” will be presented by Greenberg Traurig attorneys Laura Reiff, Ian Macdonald, Scott Decker and … Continue Reading