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110 STAT. 3009-697 PUBLIC LAW 104-208—SEPT. 30, 1996 or employee of the Department of Justice, or bureau or agency thereof, may— "(i) use the information furnished by the appHcant pursuant to an appHcation filed under this section for any purpose other than to make a determination on the application, for enforcement of paragraph (6), or for the preparation of reports to Congress under section 404 of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; "(ii) make any publication whereby the information furnished by any particular applicant can be identified; or "(iii) permit anyone other than the sworn officers and employees of the Department or bureau or agency or, with respect to applications filed with a designated entity, that designated entity, to examine individual applications. "(B) REQUIRED DISCLOSURES.—The Attorney General shall provide the information furnished under this section, and any other information derived from such furnished information, to a duly recognized law enforcement entity in connection with a criminal investigation or prosecution, when such information is requested in writing by such entity, or to an official coroner for purposes of affirmatively identifying a deceased individual (whether or not such individual is deceased as a result of a crime). "(C) AUTHORIZED DISCLOSURES.—The Attorney General may provide, in the Attorney General's discretion, for the furnishing of information furnished under this section in the same manner and circumstances as census information may be disclosed by the Secretary of Commerce under section 8 of title 13, United States Code. "(D) CONSTRUCTION.— "(i) IN GENERAL. —Nothing in this paragraph shall be construed to limit the use, or release, for immigration enforcement purposes or law enforcement purposes of information contained in files or records of the Service pertaining to an application filed under this section, other than information furnished by an applicant pursuant to the application, or any other information derived from the application, that is not available from any other source. "(ii) CRIMINAL COI^JTVICTIONS.— Information concerning whether the applicant has at any time been convicted of a crime may be used or released for immigration enforcement or law enforcement purposes. "(E) CRIME. —Whoever knowingly uses, publishes, or permits information to be examined in violation of this paragraph shall be fined not more than $10,000.". (b) SPECIAL AGRICULTURAL WORKERS. —Section 210(b)(6) (8 U.S.C. 1160(b)(6)) is amended to read as follows: "(6) CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION.— "(A) IN GENERAL.— Except as provided in this paragraph, neither the Attorney General, nor any other official or employee of the Department of Justice, or bureau or agency thereof, may—