H.R.565 - AMIGOS Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] (Introduced 01/15/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary | Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/04/2019 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Text: H.R.565 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (12/04/2019)
Received; read twice an referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To include Portugal in the list of foreign states whose nationals are eligible for admission into the United States as E1 and E2 nonimmigrants if United States nationals are treated similarly by the Government of Portugal.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
This Act may be cited as the “Advancing Mutual Interests and Growing Our Success Act” or the “AMIGOS Act”.
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)), Portugal shall be considered to be a foreign state described in such section if the Government of Portugal provides similar nonimmigrant status to nationals of the United States.
The budgetary effects of this Act, for the purpose of complying with the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010, shall be determined by reference to the latest statement titled “Budgetary Effects of PAYGO Legislation” for this Act, submitted for printing in the Congressional Record by the Chairman of the House Budget Committee, provided that such statement has been submitted prior to the vote on passage.
Passed the House of Representatives December 3, 2019.
|Attest:||cheryl l. johnson,|