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Obama Signs Homeland Security Spending Bill

President Obama signed a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) FY2010 spending bill on October 28, 2009 that extends various immigration programs through 2012, including non-minister religious workers, E-Verify, and EB-5 visas. The law also allows the immigration service to continue processing the green card applications of surviving spouses whose husband or wife dies during the adjudication process.