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111th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 136


For the relief of Ziad Mohamed Shaban Khweis, Heyam Ziad Khweis, and Juman Ziad Khweis.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 6, 2009

Mr. Bingaman introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

For the relief of Ziad Mohamed Shaban Khweis, Heyam Ziad Khweis, and Juman Ziad Khweis.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Permanent residence.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for purposes of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.), Ziad Mohamed Shaban Khweis, Heyam Ziad Khweis, and Juman Ziad Khweis shall be considered to have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence as of the date of the enactment of this Act upon payment of the required visa fees.

SEC. 2. Reduction of number of available visas.

Upon the granting of lawful permanent residence status to Ziad Mohamed Shaban Khweis, Heyam Ziad Khweis, and Juman Ziad Khweis, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper officer to reduce by 3, for the current or next following fiscal year, the total number of immigrant visas available to natives of the country of the aliens’ birth under section 202(e) or 203(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1152(e) and 1153(a)).