S. 603 (110th): A bill for the relief of Ashley Ross Fuller.

110th Congress, 2007–2009. Text as of Feb 15, 2007 (Introduced).

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VI

110th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 603

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 15, 2007

(for himself and Mr. Enzi) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

For the relief of Ashley Ross Fuller.

1.

Permanent resident status for Ashley Ross Fuller

(a)

In general

Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of section 201 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1151), Ashley Ross Fuller 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 (8 U.S.C. 1154) or for adjustment of status to that of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence.

(b)

Adjustment of status

If Ashley Ross Fuller enters the United States before the filing deadline specified in subsection (d), Ashley Ross Fuller shall be considered to have entered and remained lawfully in the United States and shall, if otherwise eligible, be eligible for adjustment of status under section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1255) as of the date of the enactment of this Act.

(c)

Waiver of grounds for ineligibility for admission and removal

(1)

In general

Except as provided in paragraph (2), and notwithstanding sections 212(a) and 237(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1182(a) and 1227(a)), Ashley Ross Fuller may not be considered to be within a class of aliens ineligible to be admitted to the United States, or a class of deportable aliens, at any time on or after the date of the enactment of this Act on any ground reflected in the records of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, or the Visa Office of the Bureau of Consular Affairs, on the date of the enactment of this Act.

(2)

Exceptions

The waiver provided under paragraph (1) shall not apply to any ground for ineligibility for admission, or any ground for removal, described in section 212(a)(3), or paragraph (2)(D) or (4) of section 237(a), of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1182(a)(3) and 1227(a)).

(d)

Deadline for application and payment of fees

Subsections (a), (b), and (c) 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.

(e)

Reduction of immigrant visa number

Upon the granting of an immigrant visa or permanent resident status to Ashley Ross Fuller, 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 Ashley Ross Fuller’s birth under section 202(a)(2) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1152(a)(2)) or, if applicable, the total number of immigrant visas that are made available to natives of the country of Ashley Ross Fuller’s birth under section 202(e) of such Act (8 U.S.C. 1152(e)).