December 9, 2019

December 09, 2019

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President Signs Appropriations Legislation Extending EB-5 and More Government Functions

Congress approved the Omnibus Appropriations legislation on Feb. 14, 2019.  On Feb. 15, the president signed the legislation into law and announced additional executive actions to further address needs the Administration has identified at the southern border.

Now, all 12 Appropriations bills for this fiscal year are complete, and Congress may return to its agenda without concern for any further Appropriations-related government shutdowns or lapses in critical programs such as EB-5, E-Verify, and others.

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Robert Maples, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Northern Virginia, Washington DC, Government Policy

Robert Y. Maples is experienced in the Washington, D.C. federal, state and public affairs arenas. He has also been an advocate for building pragmatic alliances to resolve major social issues and has pioneered strategies for addressing complex public affairs crises in collaborative versus confrontational contexts. He continues his advocacy of pragmatic alliances in furtherance of client/government collaborations among the Congress and federal agencies, and serves as state counsel on complex client public policy matters. He is experienced in complex problem solving in...