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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 19, 2017
Length: 10 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on May 19, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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5 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
Nov 5, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3987 (114th).
May 19, 2017
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H.R. 2577 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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