President Signs Legislation Extending Several Programs Under Disaster Relief Act

October 9, 2017

By Immigration Group

This article was prepared with the assistance of ABIL, the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers, of which Laura Danielson is an active member.

Exclamation mark mapThe U.S. Senate and House of Representatives recently passed the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2017 as part of an appropriations bill to increase the debt limit, fund the government through a continuing resolution and provide emergency funding for hurricane relief. Among other things, the legislation extends the Religious Worker, Conrad State 30, EB-5 and E-Verify programs until December 8, 2017. President Trump signed the legislation on September 8, 2017.

A White House statement is located here. The text of the bill can be found here.