Senate Votes to Extend Four Key Immigration Programs

Senate Bill 3245, introduced by Sen. Leahy (D-VT) on May 24, 2012, provided for an extension of the following immigration-related programs:

  1. EB-5 Regional Center program
  2. E-Verify
  3. Special Immigrant Nonminister Religious Worker Program
  4. Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver program

On August 2, 2012, the Senate passed Senate Bill 3245, which was amended to provide a 3-year extension of these four programs.

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