Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 6.djvu/45

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PRIVATE LAW 106-8 —NOV. 7, 2000 114 STAT. 3101 (d) OFFSET IN NUMBER OF VISAS AVAILABLE. —Upon each granting to an alien of the status of having been lawfully admitted for permanent residence under this section, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper officer to reduce by one, during the current or next following fiscal year, the total number of immigrant visas that are made available to natives of the country of the alien's birth under section 203(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act or, if applicable, the total number of immigrant visas that are made available to natives of the country of the alien's birth under section 202(e) of such Act. Approved November 7, 2000.