HR 2277 RFS
H. R. 2277
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
September 6, 2001
October 16, 2001
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To provide for work authorization for nonimmigrant spouses of treaty traders and treaty investors.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. WORK AUTHORIZATION FOR SPOUSES OF TREATY TRADERS AND TREATY INVESTORS.
Section 214(e) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1184(e)) is amended by adding at the end the following:
`(6) In the case of an alien spouse admitted under section 101(a)(15)(E), who is accompanying or following to join a principal alien admitted under such section, the Attorney General shall authorize the alien spouse to engage in employment in the United States and provide the spouse with an `employment authorized' endorsement or other appropriate work permit.'.
Passed the House of Representatives September 5, 2001.
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