E2 visa bill for israelis

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E2 visa bill for israelis

  1. 1. I H. R. 3992 112TH CONGRESS 2D SESSION To allow otherwise eligible Israeli nationals to receive E–2 nonimmigrant visas if similarly situated United States nationals are eligible for similar nonimmigrant status in Israel. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FEBRUARY 9, 2012 Mr. BERMAN (for himself, Mr. SMITH of Texas, Ms. ZOE LOFGREN of Cali- fornia, and Ms. ROS-LEHTINEN) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary A BILL To allow otherwise eligible Israeli nationals to receive E– 2 nonimmigrant visas if similarly situated United States nationals are eligible for similar nonimmigrant status in Israel. 1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- 2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 SECTION 1. NONIMMIGRANT TRADERS AND INVESTORS 4 FROM ISRAEL. 5 Israel shall be deemed to be a foreign state described 6 in section 101(a)(15)(E) of the Immigration and Nation-pwalker on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with BILLS 7 ality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(15)(E)) for purposes of 8 clauses (i) and (ii) of such section if the Government of VerDate Mar 15 2010 06:39 Feb 10, 2012 Jkt 099200 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 6652 Sfmt 6201 E:BILLSH3992.IH H3992
  2. 2. 2 1 Israel provides similar nonimmigrant status to nationals 2 of the United States. Æpwalker on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with BILLS •HR 3992 IH VerDate Mar 15 2010 06:39 Feb 10, 2012 Jkt 099200 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 6652 Sfmt 6301 E:BILLSH3992.IH H3992

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