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115th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                 S. 232

  To terminate the EB-5 Visa Program and to reallocate the employment 
   creation visas to the other employment-based visa classifications.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                            January 24, 2017

Mrs. Feinstein (for herself and Mr. Grassley) introduced the following 
    bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the 
                               Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
  To terminate the EB-5 Visa Program and to reallocate the employment 
   creation visas to the other employment-based visa classifications.

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

SECTION 1. TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT CREATION VISA CLASSIFICATION.

    (a) In General.--Section 203(b)(5) of the Immigration and 
Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1153(b)(5)) is repealed.
    (b) Reallocation to Other Employment-Based Visa Classifications.--
Section 203(b) of such Act (8 U.S.C. 1153(b)) is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1), by striking ``28.6 percent'' and 
        inserting ``30.4 percent'';
            (2) in paragraph (2), by striking ``28.6 percent'' and 
        inserting ``30.4 percent'';
            (3) in paragraph (3), by striking ``28.6 percent'' and 
        inserting ``30.4 percent''; and
            (4) in paragraph (4), by striking ``7.1 percent'' and 
        inserting ``8.8 percent''.

SEC. 2. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

    (a) Immigration and Nationality Act.--Title II of the Immigration 
and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1151 et seq.) is amended--
            (1) in section 202--
                    (A) in subsection (a)(5)(A), by striking ``(4), or 
                (5)'' and insert ``or (4)''; and
                    (B) in subsection (e)(3), by striking ``through 
                (5)'' and inserting ``through (4)'';
            (2) in section 203(b)(1), in the matter preceding 
        subparagraph (A), by striking ``paragraphs (4) and (5)'' and 
        inserting ``paragraph (4)'';
            (3) in section 204(a)(1)--
                    (A) by striking subparagraph (H);
                    (B) by redesignating subparagraphs (I), (J), (K), 
                and (L) as subparagraphs (H), (I), (J), and (K), 
                respectively;
                    (C) in subparagraph (H), as redesignated, by moving 
                clause (iv) 6 ems to the left; and
                    (D) by moving subparagraph (K), as redesignated, 4 
                ems to the left; and
            (4) by striking section 216A (8 U.S.C. 1186b).
    (b) Repeal of Pilot Immigration Program.--Section 610 of the 
Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related 
Agencies Appropriations Act, 1993 (Public Law 102-395) is repealed.
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