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Text of A bill for the relief of Luis A. Gonzalez and Virginia Aguilla Gonzalez.

This bill was introduced on May 24, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 24, 2000 (Introduced).

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S 2616 IS

106th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2616

For the relief of Luis A. Gonzalez and Virginia Aguilla Gonzalez.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 24, 2000

Mr. KERREY introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

For the relief of Luis A. Gonzalez and Virginia Aguilla Gonzalez.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. PERMANENT RESIDENCE.

    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for purposes of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.). Luis A. Gonzalez and Virginia Aguilla Gonzalez shall be held and considered to have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence as of the date of the enactment of this Act upon payment of the required visa fee.

SEC. 2. REDUCTION OF NUMBER OF AVAILABLE VISAS.

    Upon the granting of permanent residence to Luis A. Gonzalez and Virginia Aguilla Gonzalez as provided in this Act, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper officer to reduce by one number during the current fiscal year the total number of immigrant visas available to natives of the country of each alien’s birth under section 203(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1153(a)).