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...Castro, Jaime Cruz,Martha Davalos, Herminion Davalos, Disifredo Adan Delvalle, Angel Espinoza, Veronica Lopez, Francisca Li

This bill was introduced on May 3, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 3, 2007 (Introduced).

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V

110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2182

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 3, 2007

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

For the relief of Elvira Arellano, Juan Carlos Arreguin, Martín Guerrero Barrios, Maria I. Benítez, Francisco J. Castro, Jaime Cruz, Martha Dávalos, Herminion Dávalos, Disifredo Adan Delvalle, Angel Espinoza, Verónica Lopez, Francisca Lino, Maria A. Martín, Juan Jose Mesa, Maria Natividad Loza, Blanca E. Nolte, Domenico Papaianni, Romina Perea, Juan Jose Rangel Sr., Dayron S. Rios Arenas, Araceli Contreras-Del Toro, Doris Oneida Ulloa, Bladimir I. Caballero, Arnulfo Alfaro, Consuelo and Juan Manuel Castellanos, Eliseo Pulido, Gilberto Romero, Maria Liliana Rua-Saenz, Aurelia and Tomas F. Martinez-Garcia, Flor Crisostomo; Fatuma Karuma, Stanislaw Rychtarczyk, Slobodan Radanovich, and Agustin Sanchez-Dominguez.

1.

Permanent resident status

(a)

In general

Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of section 201 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, the beneficiaries described in subsection (f) 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

If a beneficiary described in subsection (f) enters the United States before the filing deadline specified in subsection (c), he or she 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.

(d)

Reduction of immigrant visa number

Upon the granting of an immigrant visa or permanent residence to a beneficiary described in subsection (f), the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper officer to reduce by 1, 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 beneficiary’s birth under section 203(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act or, if applicable, the total number of immigrant visas that are made available to natives of the country of the beneficiary’s birth under section 202(e) of such Act.

(e)

Denial of preferential immigration treatment for certain relatives

The natural parents, brothers, and sisters of any beneficiary described in subsection (f) shall not, by virtue of such relationship, be accorded any right, privilege, or status under the Immigration and Nationality Act.

(f)

Beneficiaries

The beneficiaries described in this subsection are the following:

(1)

Elvira Arellano.

(2)

Juan Carlos Arreguin.

(3)

Martín Guerrero Barrios.

(4)

Maria I. Benítez.

(5)

Francisco J. Castro.

(6)

Jaime Cruz.

(7)

Martha Dávalos.

(8)

Herminion Dávalos.

(9)

Disifredo Adan Delvalle.

(10)

Angel Espinoza.

(11)

Verónica Lopez.

(12)

Francisca Lino.

(13)

Maria A. Martín.

(14)

Juan Jose Mesa.

(15)

Maria Natividad Loza.

(16)

Blanca E. Nolte.

(17)

Domenico Papaianni.

(18)

Romina Perea.

(19)

Juan Jose Rangel Sr.

(20)

Dayron S. Rios Arenas.

(21)

Araceli Contreras-Del Toro.

(22)

Doris Oneida Ulloa.

(23)

Bladimir I. Caballero.

(24)

Arnulfo Alfaro.

(25)

Consuelo and Juan Manuel Castellanos.

(26)

Eliseo Pulido.

(27)

Gilberto Romero.

(28)

Maria Liliana Rua-Saenz.

(29)

Aurelia and Tomas F. Martinez-Garcia.

(30)

Flor Crisostomo.

(31)

Fatuma Karuma.

(32)

Stanislaw Rychtarczyk.

(33)

Slobodan Radanovich.

(34)

Agustin Sanchez-Dominguez.