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PUBLIC LAW 105-100—NOV. 19, 1997 111 STAT. 2201 (b) CANCELLATION OF REMOVAL AND ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS FOR CERTAIN NONPERMANENT RESIDENTS.—Section 240A(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1229b(b)) is amended in each of paragraphs (1) and (2) by striking "may cancel removal in the case of an alien" and inserting "may cancel removal of, and adjust to the status of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence, an alien". (c) RECORDATION OF DATE. —Section 240A(b)(3) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1229b(b)(3)) is amended to read as follows: "(3) RECORDATION OF DATE.—With respect to ahens who the Attorney General adjusts to the status of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence under paragraph (1) or (2), the Attorney General shall record the alien's lawful admission for permanent residence as of the date of the Attorney General's cancellation of removal under paragraph (1) or (2).". (d) APRIL 1 EFFECTIVE DATE FOR AGGREGATE LIMITATION.— Section 309(c)(7) of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (Public Law 104-208; division C; 110 Stat. 3009-627) is amended to read as follows: 8 USC UOl note. " (7) LIMITATION ON SUSPENSION OF DEPORTATION. —After April 1, 1997, the Attorney General may not suspend the deportation and adjust the status under section 244 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (as in effect before the title III-A effective date) of any alien in any fiscal year, except in accordance with section 240A(e) of such Act. The previous sentence shall apply regardless of when an alien applied for such suspension and adjustment.". (e) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendments made by this section 8 USC i229b shall take effect as if included in the enactment of the Illegal "ote. Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (Public Law 104-208; 110 Stat. 3009-546). Approved November 19, 1997. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 2607 (S. 1156): HOUSE REPORTS: No. 105-298 (Comm. on Appropriations). SENATE REPORTS: No. 105-75, accompanying S. 1156 (Comm. on Appropriations). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 143 (1997): Oct. 9, considered and passed House. Nov. 9, considered and passed Senate, amended. Nov. 12, House concurred in certain Senate amendments, with amendments; disagreed to another amendment. Nov. 13, Senate concurred in House amendments; receded from its amendment. WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS, Vol. 33 (1997): Nov. 19, Presidential statement.