New Cosponsor — Sep 10, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI]
The bill now has 7 cosponsors (6 Democrats, 1 Republican).
Mar 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Massachusetts
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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2011
Length: 11 pages
A bill to establish an employment-based immigrant visa for alien entrepreneurs who have received significant capital from investors to establish a business in the United States.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 565 — 112th Congress: StartUp Visa Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s565
“S. 565 — 112th Congress: StartUp Visa Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. August 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s565>
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