On September 27, 2008, the House passed, by a voice vote, a bill to extend the Conrad 30 program (H.R. 5571). This bill extends for five years the program authorizing waivers of the foreign residence requirement for medical graduates. Also, the House passed a bill to extend the non-minister religious worker program (S. 3606) through March 6, 2009.
Both of these bills were passed by the Senate on September 26, 2008, and now head to the President for signature.
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