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S. 560 (107th): A bill for the relief of Rita Mirembe Revell (a.k.a. Margaret Rita Mirembe).


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 19, 2001 (Introduced).


S 560 IS

107th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 560

For the relief of Rita Mirembe Revell (a.k.a. Margaret Rita Mirembe).

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 19, 2001

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


A BILL

For the relief of Rita Mirembe Revell (a.k.a. Margaret Rita Mirembe).

    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 RITA MIREMBE REVELL (A.K.A. MARGARET RITA MIREMBE).

    (a) IN GENERAL- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for the purposes of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.), Rita Mirembe Revell (a.k.a. Margaret Rita Mirembe) shall be held and considered to have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanant residence as of the date of enactment of this Act, upon payment of the required visa fees not later than 2 years after the date of enactment of this Act.

    (b) REDUCTION OF IMMIGRANT VISA NUMBERS- Upon the granting of permanent residence to Rita Mirembe Revell (a.k.a. Margaret Rita Mirembe), the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper officer to reduce by the appropriate number, 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 (8 U.S.C. 1153(a)) 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.