H.R. 1760: Immigration and Naturalization Investment Ventures for Engineering, Science, and Technology in America Act of 2013

Apr 25, 2013
Referred to Committee
1% chance of being enacted
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Adam Schiff
Representative for California's 28th congressional district
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Apr 25, 2013
21 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3692 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 15, 2011


This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 25, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced Apr 25, 2013
Referred to Committee Apr 25, 2013
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Passed House ...
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3% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

Full Title

To establish an entrepreneur-based immigrant category for alien entrepreneurs who have completed or are in the process of completing a degree in Science, Engineering, Math or a technology-related field.


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House Judiciary

Immigration and Border Security

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Immigration and Naturalization Investment Ventures for Engineering, Science, and Technology in America Act of 2013 or INVEST in America Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide conditional permanent resident status for an alien entrepreneur (and spouse and children) who:
(1) is in the process of completing, or has completed, a graduate level degree in science, technology, engineering, math or a related academic discipline from an accredited U.S. institute of higher education;
(2) establishes a new commercial enterprise related to such study that meets specified employment and wage requirements; and
(3) is admissible as an immigrant.
Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to terminate such alien's status for fraud or failure to meet status requirements during the 60-month period after obtaining such status.
Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Secretary of Education to submit a recruitment, retainment, and investment strategic plan to Congress to attract skilled and talented foreign nationals to immigrate to the United States to create jobs and grow the economy.

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