H.R. 5570 (110th): Religious Worker Visa Extension Act of 2008


Mar 10, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 15, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.


Zoe Lofgren

Representative for California's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2008
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to the special immigrant nonminister religious worker program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/15/2008--Passed House amended.Religious Worker Visa Extension Act of 2008 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue final regulations to eliminate or reduce fraud in the special immigrant non-minister ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 10, 2008

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Apr 2, 2008
Reported by Committee

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Apr 15, 2008
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5570”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 3606 (Related)
Special Immigrant Nonminister Religious Worker Program Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 10, 2008

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