September 2018
On September 27, 2018, the House of Representatives passed an $854 billion spending bill, H.R. 6157 - Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 to avoid a federal government shutdown, while pushing the funding deadline for others until Dec. 7.  The bill passed by 361-61, a week after the Senate passed an identical measure by a vote of 93-7.  H.R. 6157 contains a continuing resolution (“Continuing Resolution”) that includes a spending bill to continue funding specified federal programs without change through December 7, 2018. Among the federal programs covered by the Continuing Resolution is the U.S. Immigrant Investor Program known as EB-5.

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