100 STAT. 3420 ,'
PUBLIC LAW 99-603—NOV. 6, 1986
'M' .'V Law enforcement and crime.
"(B) make any publication whereby the information furnished by any particular individual can be identified, or "(C) permit anyone other than the sworn officers and employees of the Department or bureau or agency or, with respect to applications filed with a designated entity, that designated entity, to examine individual applications. Anyone who uses, publishes, or permits information to be examined in violation of this paragraph shall be fined in accordance ^j^j^ ^^^y^ j^g^ United States ODde, or imprisoned not more than five years, or both. "(7) PENALTIES FOR FALSE STATEMENTS IN APPLICATIONS.—
"(A) CRIMINAL PENALTY.—Whoever—
Law enforcement and '"™®' 8 USC 1182.
"(i) files an application for adjustment of status under this section and knowingly and willfully falsifies, conceals, or covers up a material fact or makes any false, fictitious, or fraudulent statements or representations, or makes or uses any false writing or document knowing the same to contain any false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or entry, or "(ii) creates or supplies a false writing or document for use in making such an application, shall be fined in accordance with title 18, United States Code, or imprisoned not more than five years, or both. "(B) EXCLUSION.—An alien who is convicted of a crime under subparagraph (A) shall be considered to be inadmissible to the United States on the ground described in section 212(a)(19).
"(c) WAIVER OF NUMERICAL LIMITATIONS AND CERTAIN GROUNDS FOR EXCLUSION.— "(1) N U M E R I C A L U M I T A T I O N S DO NOT A P P L Y. — The n u m e r i c a l
8 USC 1151, 1152.
limitations of sections 201 and 202 shall not apply to the adjustment of aliens to lawful p e r m a n e n t resident s t a t u s under t h i s section. "(2) W A IV E R O F GROUNDS FOR EXCLUSION.—In the d e term i n a -
tion of a n alien's admissibility under subsection (a)(l)(C)— "(A) G R O U N D S O F EXCLUSION NOT A P P U C A B L E. — The provi-
8 USC 1182.
sions of paragraph s (14), (20), (21), (25), and (32) of section 212(a) shall not apply. "(B) WAIVER OF OTHER GROUNDS.—
"(i) IN GENERAL.—Except as provided in clause (ii), the Attorney General may waive any other provision of section 212(a) in the case of individual aliens for humanitarian purposes, to assure family unity, or when it is otherwise in the public interest. "(ii) GROUNDS THAT MAY NOT BE WAIVED.—The follow-
ing provisions of section 212(a) may not be waived by the Attorney General under clause (i):
- "(I) Paragraph (9) and (10) (relating to criminals).
i! ^v;,>. "(II) Paragraph (15) (relating to aliens likely to become public charges). "(Ill) Paragraph (23) (relating to drug offenses), except for so much of such paragraph as relates to a single offense of simple possession of 30 grams or <f'\,'; ': less of marihuana. "(IV) Paragraphs (27), (28), and (29) (relating to national security and members of certain organizations). . - ^.-lyi..., • '