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SEC. 729.70 TERMINATION OF THE COMMISSION.
The Commission shall cease to exist 60 days after submitting its report pursuant to section 726. SEC. 730.70 EFFECTIVE DATE.
This part shall take effect on March 1, 1989.
SEC. 742. CONTRIBUTION TO THE REGULAR BUDGET OF THE NTER
NATIONAL RED CROSS AND SENSE OF CONGRESS CON.
CERVING RECOGNITION OF RED SHIELD OF DAVID. (a) L'NITED STATES CONTRIBUTION.-Pursuant to the provisions of section 109 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1956 and 1987, the Secretary of State shall make an annual contribution to the regular budget of the International Committee of the Red Cross of an amount which is not less than 10 percent of its regular budget.12 Such contribution may be made from the funds authorized to be appropriated by section 104 for Migration and Rerugee Assistance".
b LMTATION ON CONTRIBUTIONS.-Notwithstanding subsection a), for fiscal year 1958, the United States contribution to the regular budget of the International Committee of the Red Cross shail not exceed nor be less than the amount contributed by the United States to the regular budget of the International Committee of the Red Cross in fiscal year iset.
e RECOGNITION OF THE RED SHIELD OF DAVID.-It is the sense of the Congress that a diplomaze eenzerence of governments shouid
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SEC. 747. ASIAN-PACIFIC REGIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS CONVENTION.
Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall submit a report to the Congress which
(1) examines the nature and extent of human rights problems in the Asian-Pacific region; and
(2) assesses the willingness of the countries in the region to negotiate a regional human rights convention similar to the American Convention on Human Rights, the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, and the African Charter on
Peoples' and Human Rights. TITLE VIII–INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS CONTROL 75 SEC. 801. ASSIGNMENT OF DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION
AGENTS ABROAD. If the Secretary of State, in exercising his authority to establish overseas staffing levels for Federal agencies with activities abroad, authorizes the assignment of any Drug Enforcement Administration agent to a particular United States mission abroad, the Secretary shall authorize the assignment of at least two such agents to that mission. *
* SEC. 803. REQUIREMENT THAT EXTRADITION OF DRUG TRAFFICKERS
BE A PRIORITY ISSUE OF UNITED STATES MISSIONS IN
TRIES. The Secretary of State shall ensure that the Country Plan for the United States diplomatic mission in each major illicit drug producing country and in each major drug-transit country (as those terms are defined in section 481(e) 76 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961) includes, as an objective to be pursued by the mission
(1) negotiating an updated extradition treaty which ensures that drug traffickers can be extradited to the United States, or
(2) if an existing treaty provides for such extradition, taking such steps as may be necessary to ensure that the treaty is ef
fectively implemented. SEC. 804. INFORMATION-SHARING SYSTEM SO THAT VISAS ARE DE
NIED TO DRUG TRAFFICKERS. Not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall submit to the Congress a report on the status of the comprehensive information system on drug arrests of foreign nationals which was required to be established by section 132 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987.
75 22 U.S.C. 2656 note. For other legislation on international narcotics control, see Legislation on Foreign Relations Through 1994, vol. 1-B.
78 Formerly read “481(i)”. Sec. 6(a) of the International Narcotics Act of 1992 (Public Law 102– 583; 106 Stat. 4932) provided that any reference in any provision of law enacted before November 2, 1992, to section 481(i) shall be deemed to be a reference to section 481(e). The text has been so amended.
SEC. 806. SANCTIONS ON DRUG PRODUCING AND DRUG-TRANSIT
(c) ALIENS EXCLUDABLE FROM ADMISSION TO THE UNITED STATES.-Section 212(a)(23) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1182(a)(23)) is amended to read as follows:
"(23) Any alien who
"(A) has been convicted of a violation of, or a conspiracy to violate, any law or regulation of a State, the United States, or a foreign country relating to a controlled substance (as defined in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802)); or
"(B) the consular officers or immigration officers know or have reason to believe is or has been an illicit trafficker in any such controlled substance or is or has been a knowing assistor, abettor, conspirator, or colluder with others in the
illicit trafficking in any such controlled substance;". TITLE LX IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE PROVISIONS SEC. 901.77 PROHIBITION ON EXCLUSION OR DEPORTATION OF
ALIENS ON CERTAIN GROUNDS. * * * (Repealed-1990) SEC. 902.78 ADJUSTMENT TO LAWFUL RESIDENT STATUS OF CERTAIN
NATIONALS OF COUNTRIES FOR WHICH EXTENDED VOL
UNTARY DEPARTURE HAS BEEN MADE AVAILABLE. (a) ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS.—The status of any alien who is a national of a foreign country the nationals of which were provided (or allowed to continue in) “extended voluntary departure" by the Attorney General on the basis of a nationality group determination at any time during the 5-year period ending on November 1, 1987, shall be adjusted by the Attorney General to that of an alien lawfully admitted for temporary residence if the alien
(1) applies for such adjustment within two years after the date of the enactment of this Act;
(2) establishes that (A) the alien entered the United States before July 21, 1984, and (B) has resided continuously in the United States since such date and through the date of the enactment of this Act;
(3) establishes continuous physical presence in the United States (other than brief, casual, and innocent absences) since the date of the enactment of this Act;
(4) in the case of an alien who entered the United States as a nonimmigrant before July 21, 1984, establishes that (A) the alien's period of authorized stay as a nonimmigrant expired not later than six months after such date through the passage of time or (B) the alien applied for asylum before July 21, 1984; and
17 Sec. 6034 21 of the Immigration Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-649, 104 Stat. 5084) Te pealed sex. 901, which had prohibited exclusion or deportation of aliens on grounds of beliefs. Stalements or associa lions, il such beliefs, slalements, or associations would be protected under the Constitution of the l'nited States of engaged in by a U.S. citizen. Subsec. (d) of sec. 901 had been repealed by see. 1280) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1990 and 1901 (Publie Law 101-946, 104 Stat 30)
**8UiS.C 1953a note.
(5) meets the requirements of section 245A(a)(4) of the Immi
gration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1255a(a)(4)). The Attorney General shall provide for the acceptance and processing of applications under this subsection by not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.
(b) STATUS AND ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS.—The provisions of subsections (b), (c)(6), (d), (f), (g), (h), and (i) of section 245A of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1255a) shall apply to aliens provided temporary residence under subsection (a) in the same manner as they apply to aliens provided lawful temporary residence status under section 245A(a) of such Act. SEC. 903.79 PROCESSING OF CUBAN NATIONALS FOR ADMISSION TO
THE UNITED STATES. (a) PROCESSING OF CERTAIN CUBAN POLITICAL PRISONERS AS REFUGEES.—In light of the announcement of the Government of Cuba on November 20, 1987, that it would reimplement immediately the agreement of December 14, 1984, establishing normal migration procedures between the United States and Cuba, on and after the date of the enactment of this Act, consular officers of the Department of State and appropriate officers of the Immigration and Naturalization Service shall, in accordance with the procedures applicable to such cases in other countries, process any application for admission to the United States as a refugee from any Cuban national who was imprisoned for political reasons by the Government of Cuba on or after January 1, 1959, without regard to the duration of such imprisonment, except as may be necessary to reassure the orderly process of available applicants.
(b) PROCESSING OF IMMIGRANT VISA APPLICATIONS OF CUBAN NATIONALS IN THIRD COUNTRIES.-Notwithstanding section 212(f) and section 243(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, on and after the date of the enactment of this Act, consular officers of the Department of State shall process immigrant visa applications by nationals of Cuba located in third countries on the same basis as immigrant visa applications by nationals of other countries. (c) DEFINITIONS.—For purposes of this section:
(1) The term “process” means the acceptance and review of applications and the preparation of necessary documents and the making of appropriate determinations with respect to such applications.
*(2) The term “refugee” has the meaning given such term in
section 101(a)(42) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. SEC. 904.80 INDOCHINESE REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT. (a) FINDINGS.--It is the sense of the Congress that
(1) the continued occupation of Cambodia by Vietnam and the oppressive conditions within Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos have led to a steady flight of persons from those countries, and the likelihood for the safe repatriation of the hundreds of thousands of refugees in the region's camps is negligible for the foreseeable future;
O8 U.S.C. 1201 note. Ho Legislation nearly identical to sec. 904 was enacted as secs. 801 to 803 of the Indochinese Refugee Resettlement and Protection Act of 1987 (sec. 101(a), title VIII, Continuing Appropriations Act for 1988; Public Law 100–202).
(2) the United States has already played a major role in responding to the Indochinese refugee problem by accepting approximately 850,000 Indochinese refugees into the United States since 1975 and has a continued interest in persons who have fled and continue to flee the countries of Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam;
(3) Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, and Thailand have been the front line countries bearing tremendous burdens caused by the flight of these persons;
(4) all members of the international community bear a share of the responsibility for the deterioration in the refugee first asylum situation in Southeast Asia because of slow and limited procedures, failure to implement effective policies for the region's “long-stayer" populations, failure to monitor adequately refugee protection and screening programs, particularly along the Thai-Cambodian and Thai-Laotian borders, and the instability of the Orderly Departure Program (ODP) from Vietnam which has served as the only safe, legal means of departure from Vietnam for refugees, including Amerasians and long-held "reeducation camp” prisoners;
(5) the Government of Thailand should be complemented for allowing the United States to process ration card holders in Khao I Dang and potentially qualified immigrants in Site 2 and in Khao I Dang;
(6) given the serious protection problem in Southeast Asian first asylum countries and the need to preserve first asylum in the region, the United States should continue its commitment to an ongoing, generous admission and protection program for Indochinese refugees, including urgently needed educational programs for refugees along the Thai-Cambodian and Thai-Laotian borders, until the underlying causes of refugee flight are addressed and resolved;
(7) the executive branch should seek adequate funding levels to meet United States policy objectives to ensure the well-being of Indochinese refugees in first asylum, and to process 29,500 Indochinese refugees within the overall refugee admissions level of 68,000 as determined by the President; and
(8) the Government of Thailand should be complimented for the progress that has been made in implementing an effective
antipiracy program. (b) RECOMMENDATIONS.—The Congress finds and recommends the following with respect to Indochinese refugees:
(1) The Secretary of State should urge the Government of Thailand to allow full access by highland refugees to the Lao Screening Program, regardless of the method of their arrival or the circumstances of their apprehension, and should intensify its efforts to persuade the Government of Laos to accept the safe return of persons rejected under the Lao Screening Program.
(2) Refugee protection and monitoring activities should be expanded along the Thai-Laotian border in an effort to identify and report on incidents of refugees forcibly repatriated into Laos.