H.R.1401 - For the relief of Jose Luis Alvarado Cardenas.113th Congress (2013-2014)
Text: H.R.1401 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)
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Introduced in House (03/21/2013)
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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 1401 Introduced in House (IH)] 113th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 1401 For the relief of Jose Luis Alvarado Cardenas. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES March 21, 2013 Mr. Pastor of Arizona introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL For the relief of Jose Luis Alvarado Cardenas. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. PERMANENT RESIDENT STATUS FOR JOSE LUIS ALVARADO CARDENAS. (a) In General.--Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of section 201 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Jose Luis Alvarado Cardenas shall 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. (b) Adjustment of Status.--If Jose Luis Alvarado Cardenas enters the United States before the filing deadline specified in subsection (c), he 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. (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. (d) Reduction of Immigrant Visa Number.--Upon the granting of an immigrant visa or permanent residence to Jose Luis Alvarado Cardenas, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper officer to reduce by 1, 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 alien's 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 alien's birth under section 202(e) of such Act. (e) Denial of Preferential Immigration Treatment for Certain Relatives.--The natural parents, brothers, and sisters of Jose Luis Alvarado Cardenas shall not, by virtue of such relationship, be accorded any right, privilege, or status under the Immigration and Nationality Act. <all>