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HR 2713 IH

107th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2713

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit the Attorney General to create a record of lawful admission for permanent residence for certain aliens who entered the United States at least 15 years prior to the application date.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

August 1, 2001

Ms. WATERS introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit the Attorney General to create a record of lawful admission for permanent residence for certain aliens who entered the United States at least 15 years prior to the application date.

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

SECTION 1. RECORD OF ADMISSION FOR PERMANENT RESIDENCE FOR CERTAIN ALIENS WHO ENTERED 15 YEARS BEFORE APPLICATION DATE.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Section 249(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1259(a)) is amended to read as follows:

      `(a) entered the United States at least 15 years before the application date;'.

    (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENT- The heading of section 249 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1259) is amended to read as follows:

`RECORD OF ADMISSION FOR PERMANENT RESIDENCE FOR CERTAIN ALIENS WHO ENTERED UNITED STATES AT LEAST 15 YEARS BEFORE APPLICATION DATE'.

    (c) CLERICAL AMENDMENT- The table of contents of the Immigration and Nationality Act is amended by amending the item relating to section 249 to read as follows:

      `Sec. 249. Record of admission for permanent residence for certain aliens who entered United States at least 15 years before application date.'.

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