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105 STAT. 556 PUBLIC LAW 102-110—OCT. 1, 1991 "(B) COUNTED AGAINST NUMERICAL LIMITATIONS IN FOL- LOWING YEAR. — "(i) REDUCTION IN EMPLOYMENT-BASED IMMIGRANT CLASSIFICATIONS.— The number of visas made available in any fiscal year under paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) shall each be reduced by Va of the number of visas made available in the previous fiscal year to special immigrants described in section 101(a)(27)(K). "(ii) REDUCTION IN PER COUNTRY LEVEL. — The number of visas made available in each fiscal year to natives of a foreign state under section 202(a) shall be reduced by the number of visas made available in the previous fiscal year to special immigrants described in section 101(a)(27)(K) who are natives of the foreign state. "(iii) REDUCTION IN EMPLOYMENT-BASED IMMIGRANT CLASSIFICATIONS WITHIN PER COUNTRY CEILING.—In the case of a foreign state subject to section 202(e) in a fiscal year (and in the previous fiscal year), the number of visas made available and allocated to each of paragraphs (1) through (3) of this subsection in the fiscal year shall be reduced by Va of the number of visas made available in the previous fiscal year to special immigrants described in section 101(a)(27)(K) who are natives of the foreign state. "(C) APPLICATION OF SEPARATE NUMERICAL LIMITATION. — "(i) IN GENERAL.— Subject to clause (ii), the number of immigrant visas made available to special immigrants under section 101(a)(27)(K) in any fiscal year (other than as a spouse or child described in such section) may not exceed— "(I) in the case of aliens who are nationals of a foreign state for which there is a numerical limitation treaty or agreement (as defined in clause (iii)), 2,000, or "(II) in the case of aliens who are nationals of any other state, 100. " (ii) EXCEPTION FOR ALIENS CURRENTLY MEETING REQUIREMENTS. — The numerical limitations of clause (i) shall not apply to individuals who meet the requirements of section 101(a)(27)(K) as of the date of the enactment of this subparagraph. "(iii) NUMERICAL LIMITATION TREATY OR AGREE- MENT.— In clause (i), the term 'numerical limitation treaty or agreement' means a treaty or agreement in effect on the date of the enactment of this subparagraph which authorizes and limits the number of aliens who are nationals of such state who may be enlisted annually in the Armed Forces of the United States.", (c) ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS.— Section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1255) is amended— (1) in subsection (c)(2), by striking "or (I)" and inserting ", (I), or (K)", and (2) by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(g) In applying this section to a special immigrant described in section 101(a)(27)(K), such an immigrant shall be deemed, for purposes of subsection (a), to have been paroled into the United States.".