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S. 285 (112th): A bill for the relief of Sopuruchi Chukwueke.

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 26, 2012 (Referred to House Committee).



2d Session

S. 285


July 26, 2012

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


For the relief of Sopuruchi Chukwueke.


Adjustment of status


In general

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for the purposes of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.), Sopuruchi Chukwueke shall be deemed to have been lawfully admitted to, and remained in, the United States, and shall be eligible for adjustment of status to that of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence under section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1255) upon filing an application for such adjustment of status.


Application and payment of fees

Subsection (a) shall apply only if 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 permanent resident status to Sopuruchi Chukwueke, 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 birth of Sopuruchi Chukwueke under section 202(a)(2) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1152(a)(2)).


Denial of preferential immigration treatment for certain relatives

The natural parents, brothers, and sisters of Sopuruchi Victor Chukwueke shall not, by virtue of such relationship, be accorded any right, privilege, or status under the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.).

Passed the Senate July 25, 2012.

Nancy Erickson,