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104 STAT. 4996 PUBLIC LAW 101-649—NOV. 29, 1990 "(iii) exercises wide latitude in discretionary decision-making; and "(iv) receives only genered supervision or direction from higher level executives, the board of directors, or stockholders of the organization. "(C) If staffing levels are used as a factor in determining whether an individual is acting in a managerial or executive capacity, the Attorney General shall take into account the reasonable needs of the organization, component, or function in light of the overall purpose and stage of development of the organization, component, or function. An individual shall not be considered to be acting in a managerial or executive capacity (as previously defined) merely on the basis of the number of employees that the individual supervises or has supervised or directs or has directed.". 8 USC 1153 note. SEC. 124. TRANSITION FOR EMPLOYEES OF CERTAIN UNITED STATES BUSINESSES OPERATING IN HONG KONG. (a) ADDITIONAL VISA NUMBERS.— (1) TREATMENT OF PRINCIPALS.— In the case of any alien described in paragraph (3) with respect to whom a classification petition has been filed and approved under subsection (b), there shall be made available, in addition to the immigrant visas otherwise available in each of fiscal years 1991 through 1993 and without regard to section 202(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, up to 12,000 additional immigrant visas. (2) DERIVATIVE RELATIVES. —A spouse or child (as defined in section 101(b)(1)(A), (B), (C), (D), or (E) of the Immigration and Nationality Act) shall, if not otherwise entitled to an immigrant status and the immediate issuance of a visa under this section, be entitled to the same status, and the same order of consideration, provided under this section, if accompanying, or following to join, the alien's spouse or parent. (3) EMPLOYEES OF CERTAIN UNITED STATES BUSINESSES OPERAT- ING IN HONG KONG. — An alien is described in this paragraph if the alien— (A) is a resident of Hong Kong and is employed in Hong Kong (and has been so employed during the 12 previous, consecutive months) as an officer or supervisor or in a capacity that is managerial, executive, or involves specialized knowledge, by a business entity which (i) is owned and organized in the United States (or is the subsidiary or affiliate of a business owned and organized in the United States), (ii) employs at least 100 employees in the United States and at least 50 employees outside the United States, and (iii) has a gross annual income of at least $50,000,000, and / (B) has an offer of employment from such business entity in the United States as an officer or supervisor or in a capacity that is managerial, executive, or involves specialized knowledge, which offer (i) is effective from the time of filing the petition for classification under this section through and including the time of entry into the United States and (ii) provides for salary and benefits comparable to the salary and benefits provided to others with similar responsibilities and experience within the same company. 0)) PETITIONS. —Any employer desiring and intending to employ within the United States an alien described in subsection (a)(3) may