PUBLIC LAW 99-653—NOV. 14, 1986
100 STAT. 3659
"(2) A child described in this paragraph is a child born outside of the United States who— "(A) is under the age of 18 years, "(B) is adopted before the child reached th€i age of 16 years by a parent who is a citizen of the United States, either by birth or naturalization, and "(C) is residing in the United States in the custody of the adopting citizen parent, pursuant to a lawful admission for permanent residence.". Approved November 14, 1986. qBao im'-£ ijm.:
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LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 4444: HOUSE REPORTS: No. 99-916 (Coram, on the Judiciary). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 132 (1986): Sept. 29, considered and passed House. Oct. 18, considered and passed Senate, amended; House concurred in Senate amendment.
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