H.R.2173: To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reserve EB-5 visas each fiscal year for investors in new commercial enterprises in areas with respect to which a major disaster has been declared by the President.

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  • Introduced April 9, 2019
  • Latest Major Action May 15, 2019

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Bill Summary

This bill reserves a certain number of EB-5 visas (immigrant investors) for immigrants who invest in a new commercial enterprise that will create employment in an area where the President has declared a major disaster. For a period of three fiscal years starting from the fiscal year in which a disaster has been declared, 100 such visas must be reserved for each fiscal year.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 15, 2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
April 9, 2019
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
April 9, 2019
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