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 S 11 RFH

106th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 11

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 29, 2000

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


AN ACT

For the relief of Wei Jingsheng.

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

SECTION 1. PERMANENT RESIDENCE.

(a) SHORT TITLE- This Act may be cited as the `Wei Jingsheng Freedom of Conscience Act'.

(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for purposes of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.), Wei Jingsheng shall be held and considered to have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence as of the date of the enactment of this Act upon payment of the required visa fee.

SEC. 2. REDUCTION OF NUMBER OF AVAILABLE VISAS.

Upon the granting of permanent residence to Wei Jingsheng as provided in this Act, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper officer to reduce by one during the current fiscal year the total number of immigrant visas available to natives of the country of the alien's birth under section 203(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1153(a)).

Passed the Senate September 28 (legislative day, September 22), 2000.

Attest:

GARY SISCO,

Secretary.

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