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[Congressional Record: October 3, 2000 (House)]
[Page H8627-H8628]
From the Congressional Record Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:cr03oc00-49]                         

                              SAEED REZAI

  The Clerk called the bill (H.R. 5266) for the relief of Saeed Rezai.
  There being no objection, the Clerk read the bill as follows:

                               H.R. 5266

       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 SAEED REZAI.

       (a) In General.--Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of 
     section 201 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Saeed 
     Rezai 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 Saeed Rezai enters the United 
     States before the filing deadline specified in subsection 
     (c), he 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) Reduction of Immigrant Visa Number.--Upon the granting 
     of an immigrant visa or permanent residence to Saeed Rezai, 
     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.
       (e) Denial of Preferential Immigration Treatment for 
     Certain Relatives.--The
[[Page H8628]]
     natural parents, brothers, and sisters of Saeed Rezai shall 
     not, by virtue of such relationship, be accorded any right, 
     privilege, or status under the Immigration and Nationality 
     Act.

  The bill was ordered to be engrossed and read a third time, was read 
the third time, and passed, and a motion to reconsider was laid on the 
table.



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