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S. 2245: KIWI Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 25, 2018 (Passed Congress).


One Hundred Fifteenth Congress of the United States of America

2d Session

S. 2245

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

AN ACT

To include New Zealand 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 New Zealand.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Knowledgeable Innovators and Worthy Investors Act or the KIWI 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)), New Zealand shall be considered to be a foreign state described in such section if the Government of New Zealand provides similar nonimmigrant status to nationals of the United States.

Speaker of the House of Representatives

Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate