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H.R. 5173: AMIGOS Act

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 6, 2018 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5173

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 6, 2018

(for himself, Mr. Valadao, and Mr. Costa) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Advancing Mutual Interests and Growing our Success Act or the AMIGOS Act.

2.

Nonimmigrant traders and investors

For purposes of clauses (i) and (ii) of section 101(a)(15)(E) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(15)(E)), Portugal shall be considered to be a foreign state described in such section if the Government of Portugal provides similar nonimmigrant status to nationals of the United States.