Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/104

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110 STAT. 1278 PUBLIC LAW 104-132—APR. 24, 1996 tation for the purpose of prostitution) for commercial advantage; or"; (3) by amending subparagraph (N) to read as follows: "(N) an offense described in paragraph (1)(A) or (2) of section 274(a) (relating to alien smuggling) for which the term of imprisonment imposed (regardless of any suspension of imprisonment) is at least 5 years;"; (4) by amending subparagraph (O) to read as follows: "(O) an offense (i) which either is falsely making, forging, counterfeiting, mutilating, or altering a passport or instrument in violation of section 1543 of title 18, United States Code, or is described in section 1546(a) of such title (relating to document fraud) and (ii) for which the term of imprisonment imposed (regardless of any suspension of such imprisonment) is at least 18 months;"; (5) in subparagraph (P), by striking "15 years" and inserting "5 years", and by striking "and" at the end; (6) by redesignating subparagraphs (O), (P), and (Q) as subparagraphs (P), (Q), and (U), respectively; (7) by inserting after subparagraph (N) the following new subparagraph: "(O) an offense described in section 275(a) or 276 committed by an alien who was previously deported on the basis of a conviction for an offense described in another subparagraph of this paragraph;"; and (8) by inserting after subparagraph (Q), as so redesignated, the following new subparagraphs: "(R) an offense relating to commercial bribery, counterfeiting, forgery, or trafficking in vehicles the identification numbers of which have been altered for which a sentence of 5 years' imprisonment or more may be imposed; "(S) an offense relating to obstruction ofjustice, perjury or subornation of perjury, or bribery of a witness, for which a sentence of 5 years' imprisonment or more may be imposed; "(T) an offense relating to a failure to appear before a court pursuant to a court order to answer to or dispose of a charge of a felony for which a sentence of 2 years' imprisonment or more may be imposed; and". 8 USC 1101 note. (f) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The amendments made by subsection (e) shall apply to convictions entered on or after the date of the enactment of this Act, except that the amendment made by subsection (e)(3) shall take effect as if included in the enactment of section 222 of the Immigration and Nationality Technical Corrections Act of 1994. (g) DEPORTATION OF CRIMINAL ALIENS.—Section 242A(a) of such Act (8 U.S.C. 1252a) is amended— (1) in paragraph (1)— (A) by striking "aggravated felonies (as defined in section 101(a)(43) of this title)" and inserting "any criminal offense covered in section 241(a)(2)(A)(iii), (B), (C), or (D), or any offense covered by section 241(a)(2)(A)(ii) for which both predicate offenses are covered by section 241(a)(2)(A)(i)."; and (B) by striking ", where warranted,"; (2) in paragraph (2), by striking "aggravated felony" and all that follows through "before any scheduled hearings." and