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H.R. 565: AMIGOS Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 15, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 565

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 15, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Costa, and Mr. Nunes) 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 E1 and E2 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.