S. 3245 – 3-Year Extension of Certain USCIS Programs

S. 3245, introduced by Sen. Leahy (D-VT) on May 24, 2012, provides an extension of:

  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 S. 3245 with unanimous consent. The bill was amended to provide a 3-year extension of the four programs.

On September 13, 2012, the House passed S. 3245 by a vote of 412 to 3. The measure now goes to the President for signature.

On September 28, 2012, President Obama signed S. 3245 into law.

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 12080343.