S 335

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 335

For the relief of Salah Naji Sujaa.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 14, 2011

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


A BILL

For the relief of Salah Naji Sujaa.

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

SECTION 1. PERMANENT RESIDENT STATUS FOR SALAH NAJI SUJAA.

    (a) In General- Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of section 201 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1151) and section 240 of such Act (8 U.S.C. 1229a), Salah Naji Sujaa shall be eligible for issuance of an immigrant visa or for adjustment of status to that of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence upon filing an application for issuance of an immigrant visa under section 204 of such Act (8 U.S.C. 1154) or for adjustment of status to lawful permanent resident.

    (b) Adjustment of Status- If Salah Naji Sujaa enters the United States before the filing deadline specified in subsection (c), Salah Naji Sujaa shall be considered to have entered and remained lawfully and, if otherwise eligible, shall be eligible for adjustment of status under section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1255) as of the date of the enactment of this Act.

    (c) Deadline for Application and Payment of Fees- Subsections (a) and (b) shall apply only if the application for issuance of an immigrant visa or 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.

    (d) Reduction of Immigrant Visa Number- Upon the granting of an immigrant visa or permanent residence to Salah Naji Sujaa, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper officer to reduce by 1, during the current or next following fiscal year, the total number of immigrant visas that are made available to natives of the country of Salah Naji Sujaa's birth under section 203(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1153(a)) or, if applicable, the total number of immigrant visas that are made available to natives of the country of Salah Naji Sujaa's birth under section 202(e) of such Act (8 U.S.C. 1152(e)).

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