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H.R. 461: For the relief of Ibrahim Parlak.

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 11, 2017 (Introduced).


V

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 461

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 11, 2017

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

A BILL

For the relief of Ibrahim Parlak.

1.

Permanent resident status for Ibrahim Parlak

(a)

In general

Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of section 201 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1151), Ibrahim Parlak 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.

(b)

Adjustment of status

If Ibrahim Parlak enters the United States before the filing deadline specified in subsection (c), Ibrahim Parlak 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 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 enactment of this Act.

(d)

Reduction of immigrant visa numbers

Upon the granting of an immigrant visa or permanent residence to Ibrahim Parlak, 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 birth of Ibrahim Parlak 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 Ibrahim Parlak under section 202(e) of that Act (8 U.S.C. 1152(e)).

(e)

Denial of Preferential Immigration Treatment for Certain Relatives

The natural parents, brothers, and sisters of Ibrahim Parlak shall not, by virtue of such relationship, be accorded any right, privilege, or status under the Immigration and Nationality Act.