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Public Law 115-226
115th Congress

                                 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. <<NOTE: Aug. 1, 2018 -  [S. 2245]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Knowledgeable 
Innovators and Worthy Investors Act. 8 USC 1101 note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Knowledgeable Innovators and Worthy 
Investors Act'' or the ``KIWI Act''.
SEC. 2. <<NOTE: 8 USC 1101 note.>>  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.

    Approved August 1, 2018.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 2245:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 164 (2018):
            June 28, considered and passed Senate.
            July 23, considered and passed House.

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