SECTION 1. PERMANENT RESIDENT STATUS FOR ENRIQUE SORIANO AND ARELI SORIANO.
(a) In General- Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of section 201 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Enrique Soriano and Areli Soriano shall each 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 such Act or for adjustment of status to lawful permanent resident.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(b) Adjustment of Status- If Enrique Soriano or Areli Soriano enters the United States before the filing deadline specified in subsection (c), he or she shall be considered to have entered and remained lawfully and shall, if otherwise eligible, be eligible for adjustment of status under section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act as of the date of the enactment of this Act.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(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 the enactment of this Act.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(d) Reduction of Immigrant Visa Number- Upon the granting of an immigrant visa or permanent residence to Enrique Soriano and Areli Soriano, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper officer to reduce by 2, 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 aliens’ birth under section 203(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act or, if applicable, the total number of immigrant visas that are made available to natives of the country of the aliens’ birth under section 202(e) of such Act.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(e) Denial of Preferential Immigration Treatment for Certain Relatives- The natural parents, brothers, and sisters of Enrique Soriano and Areli Soriano shall not, by virtue of such relationship, be accorded any right, privilege, or status under the Immigration and Nationality Act.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
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