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(3) Cuban Refugee Adjustment Act of 1966 1

Partial text of Public Law 89–732 (H.R. 15183), 80 Stat. 1161, approved No

vember 2, 1966; amended by Public Law 94-571 (Immigration and Nationality Act Amendments of 1976, H.R. 14535), 90 Stat. 2703, approved October 20, 1976; Public Law 96-212 (Refugee Act of 1980, S. 643), 94 Stat. 102, approved March 17, 1980

AN ACT To adjust the status of Cuban refugees to that of lawful permanent

residents of the United States, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That:

Notwithstanding the provisions of section 245(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, the status of any alien who is a native or citizen of Cuba and who has been inspected and admitted or paroled into the United States subsequent to January 1, 1959 and has been physically present in the United States for at least one year, 2 may be adjusted by the Attorney General, in his direction and under such regulations as me may prescribe, to that of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence if the alien makes an application for such adjustment, and the alien is eligible to receive an immigrant visa and is admissible to the United States for permanent residence. Upon approval of such an application for adjustment of status, the Attorney General shall create a record of the alien's admission for permanent residence as of a date thirty months prior to the filing of such an application or the date of his last arrival into the United States, whichever date is later. The provisions of this Act shall be applicable to the spouse and child of any alien described in this subsection, regardless of their citizenship and place of birth, who are residing with such alien in the United States.

SEC. 2. In the case of any alien described in section 1 of this Act who, prior to the effective date thereof, has been lawfully admitted into the United States for permanent residence, the Attorney General shall, upon application, record his admission for permanent residence as of the date the alien originally arrived in the United States as a nonimmigrant or as a parolee, or a date thirty months prior to the date of enactment of this Act, whichever date is later.

SEC. 4. Except as otherwise specifically provided in this Act, the definitions contained in section 101(a) and (b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act shall apply in the administration of this Act. Nothing contained in this Act shall be held to repeal, amend, alter, modify, affect, or restrict the powers, duties, functions, or authority of the Attorney General in the administration and enforcement of

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2 Sec. 203(i) of the Refugee Act of 1980 (Public Law 96–212; 94 Slat. 108) struck out two years" and inserted in lieu thereof "one year".

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c. China and Indochina (1) Chinese Student Protection Act of 1992 'ublic Law 102-404 (S. 1216), 106 Stat. 1969, approved October 9, 1992

JT To provide for the adjustment of status under the Immigration and Nation'y Act of certain nationals of the People's Republic of China unless conditions mit their return in safety to that foreign state. In it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the

?d States of America in Congress assembled, TION 1.- SHORT TITLE. "is Act may be cited as the “Chinese Student Protection Act of

2". .. 2.1 ADJUSTMENT TO LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENT STATUS OF

CERTAIN NATIONALS OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF

CHINA. (a) IN GENERAL.-Subject to subsection (c)(1), whenever an alien

cribed in subsection (b) applies for adjustment of status under ition 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act during the apication period (as defined in subsection (e)) the following rules all apply with respect to such adjustment:

(1) The alien shall be deemed to have had a petition approved under section 204(a) of such Act for classification under section 203(b)(3)(A)(i) of such Act.

(2) The application shall be considered without regard to whether an immigrant visa number is immediately available at the time the application is filed.

(3) In determining the alien's admissibility as an immigrant, and the alien's eligibility for an immigrant visa

(A) paragraphs (5) and (7)(A) of section 212(a) and section 212(e) of such Act shall not apply; and

(B) the Attorney General may waive any other provision of section 212(a) (other than paragraph (2)(C) and subparagraph (A), (B), (C), or (E) of paragraph (3)) of such Act with respect to such adjustment for humanitarian purposes, for purposes of assuring family unity, or if otherwise

in the public interest. (4) The numerical level of section 202(a)(2) of such Act shall not apply.

(5) Section 245(c) of such Act shall not apply. (b) ALIENS COVERED.—For purposes of this section, an alien described in this subsection is an alien who

(1) is a national of the People's Republic of China described in section 1 of Executive Order No. 12711 as in effect on April 11, 1990;

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(4) Cuban and Haitian Entrants Executive Order 12341, January 21, 1982, 47 F.R. 3341, 8 U.S.C. 1522 note

By the authority vested in me as President of the United States of America by Section 501 of the Refugee Education Assistance Act of 1980 (8 U.S.C. 1522 note) and Section 301 of Title 3 of the United States Code, and to reassign some responsibilities for providing assistance to Cuban and Haitian entrants, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. The functions vested in the President by Sections 501 (a) and (b) of the Refugee Education Assistance Act of 1980, hereinafter referred to as the Act (8 U.S.C. 1522 note), are delegated to the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Sec. 2. The Attorney General shall ensure that actions are taken to provide such assistance to Cuban and Haitian entrants as provided for by Section 501(c) of the Act. To that end, the functions vested in the President by Section 501(c) of the Act are delegated to the Attorney General.

Sec. 3. All actions taken pursuant to Executive Order No. 12251 shall continue in effect until superseded by actions under this Order.

Sec. 4. Executive Order No. 12251 of November 15, 1980, is revoked.

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c. China and Indochina (1) Chinese Student Protection Act of 1992 Public Law 102-404 (S. 1216), 106 Stat. 1969, approved October 9, 1992 AN ACT To provide for the adjustment of status under the Immigration and Nation

ality Act of certain nationals of the People's Republic of China unless conditions permit their return in safety to that foreign state.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1.1 SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the “Chinese Student Protection Act of 1992". SEC. 2.1 ADJUSTMENT TO LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENT STATUS OF

CERTAIN NATIONALS OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF

CHINA (a) IN GENERAL.-Subject to subsection (c)(1), whenever an alien described in subsection (b) applies for adjustment of status under section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act during the application period (as defined in subsection (e)) the following rules shall apply with respect to such adjustment:

(1) The alien shall be deemed to have had a petition approved under section 204(a) of such Act for classification under section 203(b)(3)(A)(i) of such Act.

(2) The application shall be considered without regard to whether an immigrant visa number is immediately available at the time the application is filed.

(3) In determining the alien's admissibility as an immigrant, and the alien's eligibility for an immigrant visa

(A) paragraphs (5) and (7)(A) of section 212(a) and section 212(e) of such Act shall not apply; and

(B) the Attorney General may waive any other provision of section 212(a) (other than paragraph (2)(C) and subparagraph (A), (B), (C), or (E) of paragraph (3)) of such Act with respect to such adjustment for humanitarian purposes, for purposes of assuring family unity, or if otherwise

in the public interest. (4) The numerical level of section 202(a)(2) of such Act shall not apply.

(5) Section 245(c) of such Act shall not apply. (b) ALIENS COVERED.–For purposes of this section, an alien described in this subsection is an alien who

(1) is a national of the People's Republic of China described in section 1 of Executive Order No. 12711 as in effect on April 11, 1990;

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(2) has resided continuously in the United States since April 11, 1990 (other than brief, casual, and innocent absences); and

(3) was not physically present in the People's Republic of China for longer than 90 days after such date and before the

date of the enactment of this Act. (c) CONDITION; DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION.

(1) NOT APPLICABLE IF SAFE RETURN PERMITTED.-Subsection (a) shall not apply to any alien if the President has determined and certified to Congress, before the first day of the application period, that conditions in the People's Republic of China permit aliens described in subsection (b)(1) to return to that foreign state in safety.

(2) DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION.-If the President has not made the certification described in paragraph (1) by the first day of the application period, the Attorney General shall, subject to the availability of appropriations, immediately broadly disseminate to aliens described in subsection (b)(1) information respecting the benefits available under this section. To the extent practicable, the Attorney General shall provide notice of these benefits to the last known mailing address of

each such alien. (d) OFFSET IN PER COUNTRY NUMERICAL LEVEL.

(1) IN GENERAL.—The numerical level under section 202(a)(2) of the Immigration and Nationality Act applicable to natives of the People's Republic of China in each applicable fiscal year (as defined in paragraph (3)) shall be reduced by 1,000.

(2) ALLOTMENT IF SECTION 202(e) APPLIES.—If section 202(e) of the Immigration and Nationality Act is applied to the People's Republic of China in an applicable fiscal year, in applying such section

(A) 300 immigrant visa numbers shall be deemed to have been previously issued to natives of that foreign state under section 203(b)(3)(A)(i) of such Act in that year, and

(B) 700 immigrant visa numbers shall be deemed to have been previously issued to natives of that foreign state

under section 203(b)(5) of such Act in that year. (3) APPLICABLE FISCAL YEAR.

(A) IN GENERAL.—In this subsection, the term “applicable fiscal year” means each fiscal year during the period

(i) beginning with the fiscal year in which the application period begins; and

(ii) ending with the first fiscal year by the end of which the cumulative number of aliens counted for all fiscal years under subparagraph (B) equals or exceeds the total number of aliens whose status has been adjusted under section 245 of the Immigration and Na

tionality Act pursuant to subsection (a). (B) NUMBER COUNTED EACH YEAR.—The number counted under this subparagraph for a fiscal year (beginning during or after the application period) is 1,000, plus the number (if any) by which (i) the immigration level under section 202(a)(2) of the Immigration and Nationality Act for the People's Republic of China in the fiscal year (as re

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