To include Portugal in the list of foreign states whose nationals are eligible for admission into the United States as E-1 and E-2 nonimmigrants if United States nationals are treated similarly by the Government of Portugal.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 6, 2018
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on March 6, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Costa Continues Work to Strengthen the American-Portuguese Relationship”
— Rep. Jim Costa [D-CA16] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 21, 2018
Mar 6, 2018
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Dec 3, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 565.
H.R. 5173 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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