114 STAT. 1636 PUBLIC LAW 106-395—OCT. 30, 2000 parent of the alien) is or was a citizen (whether by birth or naturaUzation), the alien permanently resided in the United States prior to attaining the age of 16, and the alien reasonably believed at the time of making the false statement or claim that he or she was a citizen of the United States.". 18 USC 611 note. (3) EFFECTIVE DATES.—The amendment made by paragraph (1) shall be effective as if included in the enactment of section 216 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (Public Law 104-208; 110 Stat. 3009-572). The amendment made by paragraph (2) shall be effective as if included in the enactment of section 215 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 Applicability. (Public Law 104-208; 110 Stat. 3009-572). The amendments made by paragraphs (1) and (2) shall apply to an alien prosecuted on or after September 30, 1996, except in the case of an alien whose criminal proceeding (including judicial review thereof) has been finally concluded before the date of the enactment of this Act. Approved October 30, 2000. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 2883: HOUSE REPORTS: No. 106-852 (Comm. on the Judiciary). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 146 (2000): Sept. 19, considered and passed House. Oct. 12, considered and passed Senate. WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTLVL DOCUMENTS, Vol. 36 (2000): Oct. 30, Presidential statement.