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HR 4370 IH

106th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4370

For the relief of the Philippine citizens collectively referred to as the `Marcos Entourage'.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 3, 2000

Mrs. MINK of Hawaii introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

For the relief of the Philippine citizens collectively referred to as the `Marcos Entourage'.

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 PAROLEES FROM THE `MARCOS ENTOURAGE'.

(a) IN GENERAL- Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of section 201 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, an alien described in subsection (d) 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 or for adjustment of status to lawful permanent resident.

(b) ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS- If an alien described in subsection (d) enters the United States before the filing deadline specified in subsection (c), he or she shall be considered to have entered and remained lawfully and shall, if otherwise eligible, be eligible for adjustment of status under section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act 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 within 2 years after the date of the enactment of this Act.

(d) ALIENS DESCRIBED- An alien is described in this subsection is a Philippine citizen who--

(1) was paroled into the United States on February 26, 1986, in order to travel to Hawaii with President Ferdinand Marcos; or

(2) is a member of the family of an alien described in paragraph (1) and was paroled into the United States in order to follow to join that family member.

(e) REDUCTION OF IMMIGRANT VISA NUMBER- Upon the granting of an immigrant visa or permanent residence to an alien described in subsection (d), 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 the alien's birth under section 203(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act or, if applicable, the total number of immigrant visas that are made available to natives of the country of the alien's birth under section 202(e) of such Act.

(f) DENIAL OF PREFERENTIAL IMMIGRATION TREATMENT FOR CERTAIN RELATIVES- The natural parents, brothers, and sisters of an alien described in subsection (d) shall not, by virtue of such relationship, be accorded any right, privilege, or status under the Immigration and Nationality Act.

 


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