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[Congressional Record: October 17, 2002 (Senate)]
[Page S10772-S10773]
From the Congressional Record Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:cr17oc02pt2-128]                         



 
                      RELIEF OF RICHI JAMES LESLEY

  The bill (S. 1950) for the relief of Richi James Lesley was 
considered, ordered to be engrossed for a third reading, read the third 
time, and passed, as follows:

                                S. 1950

       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 RICHI JAMES LESLEY.

       (a) In General.--Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of 
     section 201 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Richi 
     James Lesley 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 Richi James Lesley 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 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 are filed with appropriate fees within 2 
     years after the date of enactment of this Act.
       (d) Reduction of Immigrant Visa Number.--Upon the granting 
     of an immigrant visa or permanent residence to Richi James 
     Lesley, 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

[[Page S10773]]

     that are made available to natives of the country of the 
     alien's birth under section 202(e) of such Act.
       (e) Effective Date of Immigrant Status.--Upon the granting 
     of the status of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent 
     residence to Richi James Lesley under this Act, the Attorney 
     General shall make a record of lawful admission for permanent 
     residence in the case of Richi James Lesley as of the date of 
     the alien's arrival in the United States.

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