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PUBLIC LAW 101-649—NOV. 29, 1990 104 STAT. 4985 respective paragraph to the total number of visas made available under section 2030)). Nothing in this subsection shall be construed as limiting the number of visas that may be issued to natives of a foreign state or dependent area under section 203(a) or 203(b) if there is insufficient demand for visas for such natives under section 203(b) or 203(a), respectively, or as limiting the number of visas that may be issued under section 203(a)(2)(A) pursuant to subsection (a)(4)(A).". SEC. 103. TREATMENT OF HONG KONG UNDER PER COUNTRY LEVELS. 8 USC 1152 note. The approval referred to in the first sentence of section 202(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act shall be considered to have been granted, effective beginning with fiscal year 1991, with respect to Hong Kong as a separate foreign state, and not as a colony or other component or dependent area of another foreign state, except that the total number of immigrant visas made available to natives of Hong Kong under subsections (a) and (b) of section 203 of such Act in each of fiscal years 1991, 1992, and 1993 may not exceed 10,000. SEC. 104. ASYLEE ADJUSTMENTS. (a) INCREASE IN NUMERICAL LIMITATION ON ADJUSTMENT OF / AQYTJEES —" (1) IN GENERAL.— Section 209(b) (8 U.S.C. 1159(b)) is amended by striking "five thousand" and inserting "10,000". (2) EFFECTIVE DATE AND TRANSITION. —The amendment made 8 USC 1159 note, by paragraph (1) shall apply to fiscal years beginning with fiscal year 1991 and the President is authorized, without the need for appropriate consultation, to increase the refugee determination previously made under section 207 of the Immigration and Nationality Act for fiscal year 1991 in order to make such amendment effective for such fiscal year. (b) ANNUAL ASYLEE ENUMERATION.—Section 207(a) (8 U.S.C. 1157(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(4) In the determination made under this subsection for each President, fiscal year (beginning with fiscal year 1992), the President shall enumerate, with the respective number of refugees so determined, the number of aliens who were granted asylum in the previous year.". (c) WAIVER OF NUMERICAL LIMITATION FOR CERTAIN CURRENT 8 USC ii59note. ASYLEES. —The numerical limitation on the number of aliens whose status may be adjusted under section 209(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act shall not apply to an alien described in subsection (d) or to an alien who has applied for adjustment of status under such section on or before June 1, 1990. (d) ADJUSTMENT OF CERTAIN FORMER ASYLEES. — 8 USC 1159 note. (1) IN GENERAL.— Subject to paragraph (2), the provisions of section 209(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act shall also apply to an alien— (A) who was granted asylum before the date of the enactment of this Act (regardless of whether or not such asylum has been terminated under section 208(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act), (B) who is no longer a refugee because of a change in circumstances in a foreign state, and (C) who was (or would be) qualified for adjustment of status under section 209(b) of the Immigration and