Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
01/15/2020          

For the relief of Melnyk Ruslana and Gnatyuk Mykhaylo.

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01/28/2020 Introduced in House Open
01/15/2020 Introduced in House Open

            


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5624


For the relief of Ruslana Melnyk and Mykhaylo Gnatyuk.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 15, 2020

Mr. Danny K. Davis of Illinois introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

For the relief of Ruslana Melnyk and Mykhaylo Gnatyuk.

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 Ruslana Melnyk and Mykhaylo Gnatyuk.

(a) In general.—Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of section 201 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Ruslana Melnyk and Mykhaylo Gnatyuk shall each 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 Ruslana Melnyk and Mykhaylo Gnatyuk enter the United States before the filing deadline specified in subsection (c), he or 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 Ruslana Melnyk and Mykhaylo Gnatyuk, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper officer to reduce by 2, 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 aliens' 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 aliens' birth under section 202(e) of such Act.

(e) Denial of Preferential Immigration Treatment for Certain Relatives.—The natural parents, brothers, and sisters of Ruslana Melnyk and Mykhaylo Gnatyuk shall not, by virtue of such relationship, be accorded any right, privilege, or status under the Immigration and Nationality Act.


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Danny Davis D-IL 01/15/2020 Sponsor
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01/15/2020 President Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.Action By: House of Representatives
01/15/2020 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
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