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Titles (3)

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Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Introduced

Irish Immigration Recognition and Encouragement Act of 2011

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Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to authorize the Secretary of State to issue up to 10,500 E-3 visas per year to Irish nationals.

Actions Overview (1)

12/15/2011Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

12/15/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL]* 12/15/2011
Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] 02/01/2012
Sen. Toomey, Pat [R-PA] 02/27/2012

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Senate Judiciary12/15/2011 Referred to

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Subjects (5)

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Introduced in Senate (12/15/2011)

Irish Immigration Recognition and Encouragement Act of 2011 or IRE Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to include nationals of Ireland coming to the United States under a treaty of commerce to perform specialty occupation services in the nonimmigrant E-3 visa category.