Knowledgeable Innovators and Worthy Investors Act
Date: July 3, 2018 Official Title: To include New Zealand in the list of foreign states whose nationals are eligible for admission into the United States as E–1 and E–2 nonimmigrants if United States nationals are treated similarly by the Government of New Zealand.
1. Short title
This Act may be cited as the Knowledgeable Innovators and Worthy Investors Act or the KIWI Act.
2. Nonimmigrant traders and investors
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)), New Zealand shall be considered to be a foreign state described in such section if the Government of New Zealand provides similar nonimmigrant status to nationals of the United States.