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105th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                S. 2476


_______________________________________________________________________


                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            October 16, 1998

               Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT


 
                    For the relief of Wei Jingsheng.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. PERMANENT RESIDENCE.

    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for purposes of the 
Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.), Wei Jingsheng 
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 fee.

SEC. 2. REDUCTION OF NUMBER OF AVAILABLE VISAS.

    Upon the granting of permanent residence to Wei Jingsheng as 
provided in this Act, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper 
officer to reduce by one during the current 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)).

            Passed the Senate October 15 (legislative day, October 2), 
      1998.

            Attest:

                                                    GARY SISCO,

                                                             Secretary.

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