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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-525—OCT. 24, 1988

102 STAT. 2619

"(b) The amendments made by sections 5, 6, 8, 9, and 10 apply to applications for immigrant visas made, and visas issued, on or after November 14, 1986. "(c) The amendments made by section 11 take effect on November 14, 1986. "(d) The amendment made by section 12 shall apply to persons born on or after November 14, 1986. "(e)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2)(B), the new section 309(a) (as defined in paragraph (4)(A)) shall apply to persons who have not attained 18 years of age as of the date of the enactment of this Act. "(2) The old section 309(a) shall apply— "(A) to any individual who has attained 18 years of age as of the date of the enactment of this Act, and "(B) any individual with respect to whom paternity was established by Intimation before such date. "(3) An individual who is at least 15 years of age, but under 18 years of age, as of the date of the enactment of this Act, may elect to have the old section 309(a) apply to the individual instead of the new section 309(a). "(4) In this subsection: "(A) The term 'new section 309(ay means section 309(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended by section 13 of this Act and as in effect after the date of the enactment of this Act. "(B) The term 'old section 309(ay means section 309(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as in effect before the date of the enactment of this Act. "(f) The amendment made by section 17 shall not apply to individuals who have taken up permanent residence outside the United States before November 14, 1986. "(g) The amendments made by sections 18,19, and 20 shall apply to actions taken before, on, or after November 14, 1986. "(h) The amendment made by section 21 shall apply to individuals who die on or after November 14, 1986.". SEC 9. MISCELLANEOUS TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.

(a) Section 101 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101) is amended— (1) in subsection (a)(15XJ), by striking "Secretary of State" and inserting "Director of the United States Information Agency", (2) by striking the second sentence of subsection (a)(38), and (3) by striking subsection (d). 01>) Section 102(2) of such Act (8 U.S.C. 1102(2)) is amended by striking "documentedon" and inserting "documentation", (c) Section 103 of such Act (8 UJS.C. 1103) is amended— (1) in subsection (a)— {A) by striking "intructions" and inserting "instructions", and (B) by amending the fourth sentence to read as follows: "He may require or authorize any employee of the Service or the Department of Justice to perform or exercise any of the powers, privil^es, or duties conferred or imposed by this Act or r^ulations issued thereunder upon any other employee of the Service."; and

8 USC 1201 note. 8 USC 1153 note. 8 USC 1401 note. 8 USC 1409 note.

8 USC 1451 note. s USC 1481 note. 22 USC 4195 note.