Non-Minister Sunset Provision Updates

Last Updated

October 20, 2021

The Non-Minister Sunset Provision is a temporary law that allows religious brothers, sisters, and foreign nationals working in a religious occupation to become permanent residents.

On Friday, Feb. 18, 2022, President Biden signed a continuing resolution, the “Further Additional Extending Government Funding Act” (H.R. 6617) into law, funding the federal government through March 11, 2022. The Act also extends several immigration programs including the Non-Minister Sunset Provision. Thus, the Non-Minister Permanent Residence Program is extended until March 11, 2022.

We will continue to monitor this situation and provide updates as they arise. For more information, please contact your RIS attorney directly.