[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 124, 111th Congress, 2nd Session]
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Private Law 111-2
111th Congress

An Act


 
For the relief of Hotaru Nakama Ferschke. <>

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 HOTARU NAKAMA FERSCHKE.

(a) In General.--Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of section
201 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Hotaru Nakama Ferschke 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 Hotaru Nakama Ferschke 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 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 Hotaru Nakama Ferschke, 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) PAYGO.--The budgetary effects of this Act, for the purpose of
complying with the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go-Act of 2010, shall be
determined by reference to the latest statement titled ``Budgetary
Effects of PAYGO Legislation'' for this Act, submitted for printing in
the Congressional Record by the Chairman of the Senate Budget

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Committee, provided that such statement has been submitted prior to the
vote on passage.

Approved December 22, 2010.