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110 STAT. 3009-695 PUBLIC LAW 104-208—SEPT. 30, 1996 8 USC 1255 note. SEC. 606. CONDITIONAL REPEAL OF CUBAN ADJUSTMENT ACT. (a) IN GENERAL.— Public Law 89-732 is repealed effective only upon a determination by the President under section 203(c)(3) of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996 (Public Law 104-114) that a democratically elected government in Cuba is in power. (b) LIMITATION.— Subsection (a) shall not apply to aliens for whom an application for adjustment of status is pending on such effective date. Subtitle B—Miscellaneous Amendments to the Immigration and Nationality Act SEC. 621. ALIEN WITNESS COOPERATION. Section 2140')(1) (8 U.S.C. 1184(j)(l)) (as added by section 130003(b)(2) of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (Public Law 103-322; 108 Stat. 2025)) (relating to numerical limitations on the number of aliens who may be provided a visa as nonimmigrants under section 101(a)(15)(S) of the Immigration and Nationality Act) is amended— (1) by striking "100." and inserting "200."; and (2) by striking "25." and inserting "50.". SEC. 622. WAIVER OF FOREIGN COUNTRY RESIDENCE REQUIREMENT WITH RESPECT TO INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL GRAD- UATES. (a) EXTENSION OF WAIVER PROGRAM.— Section 220(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Technical Corrections Act of 1994 (8 U.S.C. 1182 note) is amended by striking "1996." and inserting " 2002.". (b) CONDITIONS ON FEDERALLY REQUESTED WAIVERS.—Section 212(e) (8 U.S.C. 1182(e)) is amended by inserting after "except that in the case of a waiver requested by a State Department of Public Health, or its equivalent" the following: ", or in the case of a waiver requested by an interested United States Government agency on behalf of an alien described in clause (iii),". (c) RESTRICTIONS ON FEDERALLY REQUESTED WAIVERS. —Section 214(k) (8 U.S.C. 1184(k)) (as added by section 220(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Technical Corrections Act of 1994 (Public Law 103-416; 108 Stat. 4319)) is amended to read as follows: "(k)(l) In the case of a request by an interested State agency, or by an interested Federal agency, for a waiver of the 2-year foreign residence requirement under section 212(e) on behalf of an alien described in clause (iii) of such section, the Attorney General shall not grant such waiver unless— "(A) in the case of an alien who is otherwise contractually obligated to return to a foreign country, the government of such country furnishes the Director of the United States Information Agency with a statement in writing that it has no objection to such waiver; "(B) in the case of a request by an interested State agency, the grant of such waiver would not cause the number of waivers allotted for that State for that fiscal year to exceed 20; "(C) in the case of a request by an interested Federal agency or by an interested State agency—