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S. 2411 (115th): A bill for the relief of Miguel Angel Perez-Montes, Jr.

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 8, 2018 (Introduced).


VI

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2411

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 8, 2018

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

A BILL

For the relief of Miguel Angel Perez-Montes, Jr.

1.

Permanent resident status for Miguel Angel Perez-Montes, Jr

(a)

In general

Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of section 201 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1151), on 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, Miguel Angel Perez-Montes, Jr., shall be eligible for issuance of an immigrant visa or for adjustment of status to that of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence.

(b)

Adjustment of status

If Miguel Angel Perez-Montes, Jr., enters the United States before the date of the filing deadline described in subsection (c), the alien shall be—

(1)

considered to have entered and remained lawfully in the United States; and

(2)

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, if the alien is otherwise eligible for adjustment of status under that section.

(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, together with the applicable fees, not later than 2 years after the date of enactment of this Act.

(d)

Reduction of immigrant visa number

On the granting of an immigrant visa or permanent residence to Miguel Angel Perez-Montes, Jr., the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper officer to reduce by 1, during the current or next following fiscal year—

(1)

the total number of immigrant visas that are made available to natives of the country of birth of the alien under section 203(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1153(a)); or

(2)

if applicable, the total number of immigrant visas that are made available to natives of the country of birth of the alien under section 202(e) of that Act (8 U.S.C. 1152(e)).