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H.R. 1031 (ih) For the relief of Oscar Salas-Velazquez. [Introduced in House] ...
One Hundred Fourth Congress
United States of America
AT THE SECOND SESSION
Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday,
the third day of January, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-six
For the relief of Oscar Salas-Velazquez.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. WAIVER OF GROUNDS FOR DISAPPROVAL OF REQUESTS FOR
CLASSIFICATION AND ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS.
(a) In General.--Notwithstanding section 204(c) of the Immigration
and Nationality Act, the Attorney General may not disapprove a petition
for classification of Oscar Salas-Velazquez under section
201(b)(2)(A)(i) of such Act, or an application for adjustment of the
status of Oscar Salas-Velazquez under section 245 of such Act, on any
ground relating to a determination that the marriage of Oscar Salas-
Velazquez and Jennifer Christine Brady was entered into for the purpose
of evading the immigration laws.
(b) Waiver of Inadmissibility.--Notwithstanding subparagraphs (A),
(B), and (C) of section 212(a)(6) of the Immigration and Nationality
Act, Oscar Salas-Velazquez may not be considered to be within a class
of excludable aliens at any time on or after the date of the enactment
of this Act on any ground relating to--
(1) a determination that the marriage of Oscar Salas-Velazquez
and Jennifer Christine Brady was entered into for the purpose of
evading the immigration laws; or
(2) the deportation of Oscar Salas-Velazquez on February 9,
(c) Denial of Preferential Immigration Treatment for Certain
Relatives.--The natural parents, brothers, and sisters of Oscar Salas-
Velazquez shall not, by virtue of such relationship, be accorded any
right, privilege, or status under the Immigration and Nationality Act.
(d) Reduction of Immigrant Visa Number.--Upon the granting of an
immigrant visa or permanent residence to Oscar Salas-Velazquez, the
Secretary of State shall instruct the proper officer to reduce by 1,
for the current or next following fiscal year, the worldwide level of
family-sponsored immigrants under section 201(c)(1)(A) of the
Immigration and Nationality Act.
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Vice President of the United States and
President of the Senate.
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