HR 1114

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1114

To establish an employment-based immigrant visa for alien entrepreneurs who have received significant capital from investors to establish a business in the United States.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 16, 2011

Mrs. MALONEY introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To establish an employment-based immigrant visa for alien entrepreneurs who have received significant capital from investors to establish a business in the United States.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. STARTUP VISAS.

`(aa) create not fewer than 3 new full-time jobs in the United States that employ people other than the immigrant's spouse, sons, or daughters;

`(bb) raise not less than $100,000 in capital investment in furtherance of a commercial entity based in the United States; or

`(cc) generate not less than $100,000 in revenue.

SEC. 3. GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE STUDY.

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