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For the relief of Tanya Andrea Goudeau.
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
April 9, 2003
Ms. Landrieu introduced the following bill; which was read twice and
referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
For the relief of Tanya Andrea Goudeau.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. IMMEDIATE RELATIVE STATUS FOR TANYA ANDREA GOUDEAU.
(a) In General.--Tanya Andrea Goudeau shall be classified as a
child under section 101(b)(1)(E) of the Immigration and Nationality Act
(8 U.S.C. 1101(b)(1)(E)) for purposes of approval of a relative visa
petition filed under section 204 of such Act by her adoptive parent and
the filing of an application for an immigrant visa or adjustment of
(b) Adjustment of Status.--If Tanya Andrea Goudeau enters the
United States before the filing deadline specified in subsection (c),
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 (8 U.S.C.
1255) as of the date of enactment of this Act.
(c) Deadline for Application and Payment of Fees.--Subsections (a)
and (b) shall apply only if the petition and the application for
issuance of an immigrant visa or the application for adjustment of
status are filed with appropriate fees within 2 years after the date of
enactment of this Act.
(d) Reduction of Immigrant Visa Number.--Upon the granting of an
immigrant visa or permanent residence to Tanya Andrea Goudeau, 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 (8 U.S.C. 1151(c)(1)(A)).
(e) Denial of Preferential Immigration Treatment for Certain
Relatives.--The natural parents, brothers, and sisters of Tanya Andrea
Goudeau shall not, by virtue of such relationship, be accorded any
right, privilege, or status under the Immigration and Nationality Act
(8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.).
SEC. 2. ELIGIBILITY FOR CITIZENSHIP.
For purposes of section 320 of the Immigration and Nationality Act
(8 U.S.C. 1431), Tanya Andrea Goudeau shall be considered to have
satisfied the requirements applicable to adopted children under section
101(b)(1) of such Act.
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