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108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                 S. 834

                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

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
                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 
status.
    (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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