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House Approves Omnibus Appropriations for 2018 with Extension of EB-5

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On March 21, Congressional leaders released a 2232 page, $1.3 trillion dollar Omnibus Appropriation for Fiscal Year 2018 with language extending the EB-5 program until Sept. 30, 2018.

SEC. 204. Section 610(b) of the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1993 (8 U.S.C. 1153 note) shall be applied by substituting ‘‘September 30, 2018’’ for ‘‘September 30, 2015’’.  (p. 1759)

On March 22, the House approved the bill by a vote of 256-167. The bill will proceed to the Senate for consideration against the current extension deadline of midnight tonight.

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