One Hundred Sixth Congress
United States of America
AT THE SECOND SESSION
Begun and held at the City of Washington on Monday,
the twenty-fourth day of January, two thousand
For the relief of certain Persian Gulf evacuees.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS FOR CERTAIN PERSIAN GULF EVACUEES.
(a) IN GENERAL- The Attorney General shall adjust the status of each alien referred to in subsection (b) to that of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence if the alien--
(1) applies for such adjustment;
(2) has been physically present in the United States for at least 1 year and is physically present in the United States on the date the application for such adjustment is filed;
(3) is admissible to the United States as an immigrant, except as provided in subsection (c); and
(4) pays a fee (determined by the Attorney General) for the processing of such application.
(b) ALIENS ELIGIBLE FOR ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS- The benefits provided in subsection (a) shall apply to the following aliens:
(1) Waddah Al-Zireeni, Enas Al-Zireeni, and Anwaar Al-Zireeni.
(2) Salah Mohamed Abu Eljibat, Ghada Mohamed Abu Eljibat, and Tareq Salah Abu Eljibat.
(3) Jehad Mustafa, Amal Mustafa, and Raed Mustafa.
(4) Shaher M. Abed.
(5) Zaid H. Khan and Nadira P. Khan.
(6) Rawhi M. Abu Tabanja, Basima Fareed Abu Tabanja, and Mohammed Rawhi Abu Tabanja.
(7) Reuben P. D'Silva, Anne P. D'Silva, Natasha Andrew Collette D'Silva, and Agnes D'Silva.
(8) Abbas I. Bhikhapurawala, Nafisa Bhikhapurawala, and Tasnim Bhikhapurawala.
(9) Fayez Sharif Ezzir, Abeer Muharram Ezzir, Sharif Fayez Ezzir, and Mohammed Fayez Ezzir.
(10) Issam Musleh, Nadia Khader, and Duaa Musleh.
(11) Ahmad Mohammad Khalil, Mona Khalil, and Sally Khalil.
(12) Husam Al-Khadrah and Kathleen Al-Khadrah.
(13) Nawal M. Hajjawi.
(14) Isam S. Naser and Samar I. Naser.
(15) Amalia Arsua.
(16) Feras Taha, Bernardina Lopez-Taha, and Yousef Taha.
(17) Mahmood M. Alessa and Nadia Helmi Abusoud.
(18) Emad R. Jawwad.
(19) Mohammed Ata Alawamleh, Zainab Abueljebain, and Nizar Alawamleh.
(20) Yacoub Ibrahim and Wisam Ibrahim.
(21) Tareq S. Shehadah and Inas S. Shehadah.
(22) Basim A. Al-Ali and Nawal B. Al-Ali.
(23) Hael Basheer Atari and Hanaa Al Moghrabi.
(24) Fahim N. Mahmoud, Firnal Mahmoud, Alla Mahmoud, and Ahmad Mahmoud.
(25) Tareq A. Attari.
(26) Azmi A. Mukahal, Wafa Mukahal, Yasmin A. Mukahal, and Ahmad A. Mukahal.
(27) Nabil Ishaq El-Hawwash, Amal Nabil El Hawwash, and Ishaq Nabil El-Hawwash.
(28) Samir Ghalayini, Ismat F. Abujaber, and Wasef Ghalayini.
(29) Iman Mallah, Rana Mallah, and Mohanned Mallah.
(30) Mohsen Mahmoud and Alia Mahmoud.
(31) Nijad Abdelrahman, Najwa Yousef Abdelrahman, and Faisal Abdelrahman.
(32) Nezam Mahdawi, Sohad Mahdawi, and Bassam Mahdawi.
(33) Khalid S. Mahmoud and Fawziah Mahmoud.
(34) Wael I. Saymeh, Zatelhimma N. Al Sahafie, Duaa W. Saymeh, and Ahmad W. Saymeh.
(35) Ahmed Mohammed Jawdat Anis Naji.
(36) Sesinando P. Suaverdez, Maria Cristina Sylvia P. Suaverdez, and Sesinando Paguio Suaverdez II.
(37) Hanan Said and Yasmin Said.
(38) Hani Salem, Manal Salem, Tasnim Salem, and Suleiman Salem.
(39) Ihsan Mohammed Adwan, Hanan Mohammed Adwan, Maha Adwan, Nada M. Adwan, Reem Adwan, and Lina A. Adwan.
(40) Ziyad Al Ajjouri and Dima Al Ajjouri.
(41) Essam K. Taha.
(42) Salwa S. Beshay, Alexan L. Basta, Rehan Basta, and Sherif Basta.
(43) Latifa Hussin, Anas Hussin, Ahmed Hussin, Ayman Hussin, and Assma Hussin.
(44) Farah Bader Shaath and Rawan Bader Shaath.
(45) Bassam Barqawi and Amal Barqawi.
(46) Nabil Abdel Raoof Maswadeh.
(47) Nizam I. Wattar and Mohamed Ihssan Wattar.
(48) Wail F. Shbib and Ektimal Shbib.
(49) Reem Rushdi Salman and Rasha Talat Salman.
(50) Khalil A. Awadalla and Eman K. Awadalla.
(51) Nabil A. Alyadak, Majeda Sheta, Iman Alyadak, and Wafa Alyadak.
(52) Mohammed A. Ariqat, Hitaf M. Ariqat, Ruba Ariqat, Renia Ariqat, and Reham Ariqat.
(53) Hazem A. Al-Masri.
(54) Tawfiq M. Al-Taher and Rola T. Al-Taher.
(55) Nadeem Mirza.
(c) WAIVER OF CERTAIN GROUNDS FOR INADMISSIBILITY- The provisions of paragraphs (4), (5), and (7)(A) of section 212(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act shall not apply to adjustment of status under this Act.
(d) OFFSET IN NUMBER OF VISAS AVAILABLE- Upon each granting to an alien of the status of having been lawfully admitted for permanent residence under this section, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper officer to reduce by one, 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.
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Vice President of the United States and
President of the Senate.