Published Date:  

2007-05-14 04:00

Public Description:  

The bill would authorize adjustment to lawful permanent resident (LPR) status for aliens with E-2 “treaty investor” nonimmigrant visas only if certain capital investment levels are met and specified numbers of new jobs are created; would authorize 3,000 E-2 visas to be made available each fiscal year to principal aliens (i.e., no cap on spouses or children); and would grant LPR status to any E-2 nonimmigrant alien who has been present in the United States for at least five years, provided they meet the new criteria.

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit certain E-2 nonimmigrant investors to adjust status to lawful permanent resident status.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose
Sponsored by:  Rep. Heather Wilson [R-NM1, 1997-2009] in the 110th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 2310

Chamber:  

House