1. Bill would make it easier for religious workers to gain visas

    Supporters of the bill include the United Conference of Catholic Bishops, American Jewish Community, Hindu American Foundation and the Council of American-Islamic Relations.

    This provision of immigration law has tended to be less controversial than other aspects that some lawmakers say merit an overhaul. The last authorization of the non-minister religious workers program passed the Senate by unanimous consent and the House 412-3 in 2012.

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    1. It's time we do what's right for our communities of faith and make permanent this program that allows workers who lead worship, officiate events, and offer pastoral care, to receive temporary visas like ministers and faith leaders do.
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