S 284

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 284

For the relief of Guy Vang, Genevieve Chong Foung, Caroline Vang, and Meline `Melanie' Vang.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 3, 2011

Mr. LEVIN introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

For the relief of Guy Vang, Genevieve Chong Foung, Caroline Vang, and Meline `Melanie' Vang.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS.

    (a) In General- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for the purposes of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.), Guy Vang, Genevieve Chong Foung, Caroline Vang, and Meline `Melanie' Vang shall be deemed to have been lawfully admitted to, and remained in, the United States, and shall each be eligible for adjustment of status to that of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence under section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1255) upon filing an application for such adjustment of status.

    (b) Application and Payment of Fees- Subsection (a) shall apply only if the application for adjustment of status is filed with appropriate fees not later than 2 years after the date of the enactment of this Act.

    (c) Reduction of Immigrant Visa Numbers- Upon the granting of permanent resident status to Guy Vang, Genevieve Chong Foung, Caroline Vang, and Meline `Melanie' Vang, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper officer to reduce by 4, during the current or next following fiscal year, the total number of immigrant visas that are made available to natives of the country of the birth of Guy Vang, Genevieve Chong Foung, Caroline Vang, and Meline `Melanie' Vang under section 202(a)(2) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1152(a)(2)).

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