One Hundred Eleventh Congress of the United States of America
Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday, the fifth day of January, two thousand and ten
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
For the relief of Shigeru Yamada.
Permanent resident status for Shigeru Yamada
Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of section 201 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1151), Shigeru Yamada 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 that Act (8 U.S.C. 1154) or for adjustment of status to lawful permanent resident.
Adjustment of status
If Shigeru Yamada enters the United States before the filing deadline specified in subsection (c), Shigeru Yamada shall be considered to have entered and remained lawfully and shall 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.
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 not later than 2 years after the date of the enactment of this Act.
Reduction of immigrant visa numbers
Upon the granting of an immigrant visa or permanent residence to Shigeru Yamada, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper officer to reduce by 1, during the current or subsequent fiscal year, the total number of immigrant visas that are made available to natives of the country of birth of Shigeru Yamada 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 birth of Shigeru Yamada under section 202(e) of that Act (8 U.S.C. 1152(e)).
The budgetary effects of this Act, for the
purpose of complying with the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go-Act of 2010, shall be
determined by reference to the latest statement titled
of PAYGO Legislation for this Act, submitted for printing in the
Congressional Record by the Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, provided
that such statement has been submitted prior to the vote on passage.
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate