National Defense Authorization Act passes House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House Armed Services Committee passed the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2018 on June 28. The bill authorizes $592.8 billion for national defense programs and $74.6 billion towards overseas contingency operations. Some $9.7 billion of military construction includes $354,654 million for Guam. 

The bill includes a provision “to grant U.S. Customs and Immigration Services flexibility to reverse the near 100% rate of denial for H-2B visas … in order to ensure that the island has an adequate workforce to meet labor needs … ,” according to the office of Madeleine Z . . .

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