To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to promote innovation, investment, and research in the United States, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 16th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 14, 2011
Length: 85 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on June 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Lofgren Statement on Obama Entrepreneur Visa Announcement”
— Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA19] (Sponsor) on Jan 31, 2012
Jun 14, 2011
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H.R. 2161 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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