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Introduced in House (10/26/2018)

2d Session
H. R. 7100

To add Ireland to the E–3 nonimmigrant visa program.


October 26, 2018

Mr. Sensenbrenner (for himself and Mr. Neal) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


To add Ireland to the E–3 nonimmigrant visa program.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. E–3 visas for Irish nationals.

(a) In general.—Section 101(a)(15)(E)(iii) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(15)(E)(iii)) is amended by inserting “or, on a basis of reciprocity as determined by the Secretary of State, a national of Ireland,” after “Australia”.

(b) Employer requirements.—Section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1182) is amended—

(1) by redesignating the second subsection (t) (as added by section 1(b)(2)(B) of Public Law 108–449 (118 Stat. 3470)) as subsection (u); and

(2) by adding at the end of subsection (t)(1) (as added by section 402(b)(2) of Public Law 108–77 (117 Stat. 941)) the following:

“(E) In the case of an attestation filed with respect to a national of Ireland described in section 101(a)(15)(E)(iii), the employer is, and will remain during the period of authorized employment of such Irish national, a participant in good standing in the E-Verify program described in section 403(a) of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (8 U.S.C. 1324a note).”.

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