Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 6.djvu/47

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PRIVATE LAW 106-10—NOV. 9, 2000 114 STAT. 3103 Private Law 10&-10 106th Congress An Act For the relief of Sepandan Famia and Farbod Famia. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. PERMANENT RESIDENT STATUS FOR SEPANDAN FARNIA AND FARBOD FARNIA. (a) IN GENERAL.— Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of section 201 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Sepandan Famia and Farbod Famia shall each be eligible for issuance of an immigrant visa or for adjustment of status to that of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence upon filing an application for issuance of an immigrant visa under section 204 of such Act or for adjustment of status to lawful permanent resident. (b) ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS.—I f Sepandan Famia or Farbod Famia enters the United States before the filing deadline specified in subsection (c), he shall be considered to have entered and remained lawfully and shall, if otherwise eligible, be eligible for adjustment of status under section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act as of the date of the enactment of this Act. (c) DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION AND PAYMENT OF FEES.— Subsections (a) and (b) shall apply only if the application for issuance of an immigrant visa or the application for adjustment of status is filed with appropriate fees within 2 years after the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 2. REDUCTION OF IMMIGRANT VISA NUMBER. Upon the granting of an immigrant visa or permanent residence to Sepandan Famia and Farbod Famia, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper officer to reduce by two, 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 aliens' birth under section 203(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act or, if applicable, the total number of immigrant visas that are Nov. 9, 2000 [H.R. 848]