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[Congressional Record: October 17, 2002 (Senate)]
[Page S10772]
From the Congressional Record Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:cr17oc02pt2-127]                         



 
                   RELIEF OF DENES AND GYORGYI FULOP

  The bill (S. 453) for the relief of Denes and Gyorgyi Fulop was 
considered, ordered to be engrossed for a third reading, read the third 
time, and passed, as follows:

                                 S. 453

       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 DENES AND GYORGYI 
                   FULOP.

       (a) In General.--Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of 
     section 201 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Denes and 
     Gyorgyi Fulop shall be eligible for issuance of immigrant 
     visas or for adjustment of status to that of aliens lawfully 
     admitted for permanent residence upon filing an application 
     for issuance of immigrant visas under section 204 of such Act 
     or for adjustment of status to lawful permanent resident.
       (b) Adjustment of Status.--If Denes Fulop or Gyorgyi Fulop 
     enters the United States before the filing deadline specified 
     in subsection (c), the alien 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 immigrant visas 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 Numbers.--Upon the granting 
     of immigrant visas or permanent residence to Denes and 
     Gyorgyi Fulop, the Secretary of State shall instruct the 
     proper officer to reduce by the appropriate number, 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 aliens' 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 aliens' birth under section 202(e) of 
     such Act.

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