Text of A bill for the relief of Miguel Santillan.

This bill was introduced on January 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jan 23, 2013 (Introduced).



1st Session

S. 73


January 23 (legislative day, January 3), 2013

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


For the relief of Miguel Santillan.


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.), Miguel Santillan 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 Miguel Santillan, 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 Miguel Santillan under section 202(a)(2) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1152(a)(2)).