US Republican to propose new Irish working visas
Flanagan welcomes plans of Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner to table Bill for ‘E3’ visas
Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan (left), on a visit to Washington, has welcomed plans by Republican Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (right) of Wisconsin to table legislation for E3 visas for “a limited period of time for Irish people”. Photograph: Marty Katz
A Republican congressman intends to introduce a Bill that, if passed, would allow thousands of Irish to apply for new “E3” visas to live and work in the US, Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan said.