On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, the President signed into law:
H.R. 299, the “Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019,” which requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to include Blue Water Navy veterans under the presumption of service connection for certain Agent Orange connected medical conditions; and make various changes to VA’s home loan programs; and
H.R. 559, the “Northern Mariana Islands Long-Term Legal Residents Relief Act,” which provides for the admission as legal residents of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) of certain aliens who had previously been allowed to remain in the CNMI under temporary parole status.