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PUBLIC LAW 103-416—OCT. 25, 1994 108 STAT. 4311 SEC. 202. G-A SPECIAL IMMIGRANTS. Section 101(a)(27)(I)(iii) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(27)(I)(iii)) is amended by striking "(II)" and all that follows through "; or^ and inserting the following: "(II) files a petition for status under this subparagraph no later than six months after the date of such retirement or six months after the date of enactment of the Immigration and Nationahty Technical Corrections Act of 1994, whichever is later; oi^'. SEC. 203. CLARIFICATION OF CERTAIN GROUNDS FOR EXCLUSION AND DEPORTATION. (a) EXCLUSION GROUNDS.—Section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1182) is amended— (1) in subsection (a)(2)(A)(i)(I), by inserting "or an attempt or conspiracy to commit such a crime after "offense)", (2) in subsection (a)(2)(A)(i)(II), by inserting "or attempf after "conspiracy", and (3) in the last sentence of subsection (h), by inserting ", or an attempt or conspiracy to commit murder or a crlnainal act involving torture" after "torture". (b) DEPORTATION GROUNDS.— Section 241(a) of such A<?t (8 U.S.C. 1251(a)) is amended— (1) in paragraph (2)(C)— (A) by striking "in violation of any law," and inserting ", or of attempting or conspiring to purchase, sell, offer for sale, exchange, use, own, possess, or carry,", and (B) by inserting "in violation of any law" after "Code)"; and (2) in paragraph (3)(B), by inserting "an attempt or" before "a conspiracy" each place it appears in clauses (ii) and (iii). (c) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendments made by this section 8 USC 1182 note. shall apply to convictions occurring before, on, or after the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 204. XJNITED STATES CITIZENS ENTE31ING AND DEPARTING ON UNITED STATES PASSPORTS. (a) IN GENERAL.—Section 215(b) of the Immi^tion and Nationahty Act (8 U.S.C. 1185(b)) is amended by inserting "United States" after "vahd". (b) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendment made by subsection (a) 8 USC 1185 note. shall apply to departures and entries (and attempts thereof) occurring on or Etfter the date of enactment of this Act SEC. 205. APPLICATIONS FOR VISAS. (a) IN GENERAL.— The second sentence of section 222(a) of the Immigration and Nationahty Act (8 U.S.C. 1202(a)) is amended— (1) by striking "the immigrant" and inserting "the ahen", and (2) by striking "present address" and all that follows through "exempt from exclusion under the immigration laws;". (b) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The amendments made Dy subsection 8 USC 1202 note, (a) shall apply to applications made on or after the date of the enactment of this Act SEC. 206. FAMILY UNITY. (a) IN GENERAL. —Section 301(a) of the Immigration Act of 1990 is amended by inserting after "May 5, 1988" the following: 8 USC I255a "(in the case of a relationship to a legahzed aUen described in "°*®-