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104 STAT. 30 PUBLIC LAW 101-246—FEB. 16, 1990 (1) The Department of State is currently reviewing its organizational structure. (2) Each of the geographical bureaus deals with a large number of countries and often a broad diversity of cultures, nationalities, and ethnic divisions. (3) The territory covered by the Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, for example, stretches from the Atlantic coast of Morocco to the Bay of Bengal, includes twenty-five countries, more than a billion people, a number of regional disputes, and several cultural and linguistic divisions. The Bureau of Inter-American Affairs has within its jurisdiction thirty-three countries, including Mexico, the nations of the Caribbean Basin, and Central and South America. (4) Among the most pressing international issues is the prospect for global warming. Over the next few years, American leadership at the international level will be crucial to worldwide efforts to ensure that global warming does not occur. The Department of State will need to consider appropriate steps to prepare for the leadership role of the United States. (5) The United States continues to face a foreign intelligence threat, including the danger to United States diplomatic missions. The Department of State will need to improve its ability to detect and prevent intelligence penetration of United States missions abroad. (b) REPORT.— Not later than February 3, 1990, the Secretary of State shall submit to the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives a report assessing the advisability of reorganization of its regional and functional bureaus. The report shall include, but not be limited to, an assessment of the advisability of two bureaus to cover the present responsibilities of the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, an Office of Diplomatic Security to be headed by an Under Secretary-level Director of Diplomatic Security, and an Office of Global Warming within the Bureau of Oceans, International Environmental and Scientific Affairs. The report shall also include £m assessment of the advisability of transferring the jurisdictional responsibility for the Organization of American States from the Bureau of International Organizations to the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, and of creating a high-level coordinator for United States policy toward Mexico. In the context of the report required by this subsection, it is the sense of the Congress that the Secretary of State should give serious consideration to the establishment of a Bureau of South Asian Affairs within the Department of State. SEC. 128. PROHIBITION ON EXCLUSION OR DEPORTATION OF NON- IMMIGRANT ALIENS ON CERTAIN GROUNDS. (a) TECHNICAL CORRECTION. —Section 901 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1988 and 1989 (8 U.S.C. 1182 note) is amended in subsection (a) by inserting "subject to restrictions or conditions on entry into the United States," after "United States," the first place it appears. 0?) REPEAL OF TERMINATION PROVISION.—Subsection (d) of section 901 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1988 and 1989 (8 U.S.C. 1182 note) is repealed.