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PUBLIC LAW 106-378—OCT. 27, 2000 114 STAT. 1443 (b) ALIENS ELIGIBLE FOR ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS. —The benefits Applicability. provided by subsection (a) shall apply to any alien— (1) who— (A) is a Jewish national of Syria; (B) arrived in the United States after December 31, 1991, after being permitted by the Syrian Government to depart from Sjnria; and (C) is physically present in the United States at the time of filing the application described in subsection (a)(1); or (2) who is the spouse, child, or unmarried son or daughter of an alien described in paragraph (1). (c) NUMERICAL LIMITATION.— The total number of aliens whose status may be adjusted under this section may not exceed 2,000. (d) RECORD OF PERMANENT RESIDENCE.— Upon approval of an application for adjustment of status under this section, the Attorney General shall establish a record of the alien's admission for lawful permanent residence as of the date 1 year before the date of the approval of the application. (e) AVAILABILITY OF ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW. —The Attorney General shall provide to applicants for adjustment of status under subsection (a) the same right to, and procedures for, administrative review as are provided to applicants for adjustment of status under section 209(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1159(b)). (f) No OFFSET IN NUMBER OF VISAS AVAILABLE.— Whenever an alien is granted the status of having been lawfully admitted for permanent residence pursuant to this section, the Secretary of State shall not be required to reduce the number of immigrsmt visas authorized to be issued under any provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act. (g) APPLICATION OF IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY ACT PROVI- SIONS.— The definitions contained in the Immigration and Nationality Act shall apply in the administration of this section. The fact that an alien may be eligible to be granted the status of having been lawfially admitted for permanent residence under this section shall not preclude the alien from seeking such status under any other provision of law for which the alien may be eligible. Approved October 27, 2000. / / LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 4681: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 146 (2000): July 11, considered and passed House. Oct. 13, considered and passed Senate.