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H.R. 5030 (110th): For the relief of Corina de Chalup Turcinovic.

The text of the bill below is as of Oct 2, 2008 (Referred to Senate Committee).


HR 5030 RFS

110th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5030

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 17, 2008

Received

October 2 (legislative day, September 17), 2008

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


AN ACT

For the relief of Corina de Chalup Turcinovic.

    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 CORINA DE CHALUP TURCINOVIC.

    (a) In General- Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of section 201 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Corina de Chalup Turcinovic shall 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 Corina de Chalup Turcinovic enters the United States before the filing deadline specified in subsection (c), 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 Corina de Chalup Turcinovic, 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 alien’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 alien’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 Corina de Chalup Turcinovic shall not, by virtue of such relationship, be accorded any right, privilege, or status under the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Passed the House of Representatives September 16, 2008.

Attest:

LORRAINE C. MILLER,

Clerk.