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S. 813: A bill for the relief of Vichai Sae Tung (also known as Chai Chaowasaree).

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 14, 2019 (Introduced).


VI

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 813

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 14, 2019

(for herself and Mr. Schatz) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

For the relief of Vichai Sae Tung (also known as Chai Chaowasaree).

1.

Permanent residence status for Vichai Sae Tung

(a)

In general

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for purposes of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.), Vichai Sae Tung (also known as Chai Chaowasaree) shall be held and considered to have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence as of the date of the enactment of this Act upon payment of the required visa fees.

(b)

Reduction of number of available visas

Upon the granting of permanent residence to Vichai Sae Tung (also known as Chai Chaowasaree) pursuant to subsection (a), the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper officer to reduce by one during the current or subsequent fiscal year the total number of immigrant visas available to natives of the country of the alien’s birth under section 203(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1153(a)).