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[121 STAT. 151]
[121 STAT. 151]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

PUBLIC LAW 110–28—MAY 25, 2007

121 STAT. 151

this purpose shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations. EXTENSION OF AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS

SEC. 3811. Section 1302(a) of Public Law 109–234 is amended by striking ‘‘one additional year’’ and inserting ‘‘two additional years’’.

120 Stat. 435.

SPECIAL IMMIGRANT STATUS FOR CERTAIN ALIENS SERVING AS TRANSLATORS OR INTERPRETERS WITH FEDERAL AGENCIES

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SEC. 3812. (a) INCREASE IN NUMBERS ADMITTED.—Section 1059 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 (8 U.S.C. 1101 note) is amended— (1) in subsection (b)(1)— (A) in subparagraph (B), by striking ‘‘as a translator’’ and inserting ‘‘, or under Chief of Mission authority, as a translator or interpreter’’; (B) in subparagraph (C), by inserting ‘‘the Chief of Mission or’’ after ‘‘recommendation from’’; and (C) in subparagraph (D), by inserting ‘‘the Chief of Mission or’’ after ‘‘as determined by’’; and (2) in subsection (c)(1), by striking ‘‘section during any fiscal year shall not exceed 50.’’ and inserting the following: ‘‘section— ‘‘(A) during each of the fiscal years 2007 and 2008, shall not exceed 500; and ‘‘(B) during any other fiscal year shall not exceed 50.’’. (b) ALIENS EXEMPT FROM EMPLOYMENT-BASED NUMERICAL LIMITATIONS.—Section 1059(c)(2) of such Act is amended— (1) by amending the paragraph designation and heading to read as follows: ‘‘(2) ALIENS EXEMPT FROM EMPLOYMENT-BASED NUMERICAL LIMITATIONS.—’’; and (2) by inserting ‘‘and shall not be counted against the numerical limitations under sections 201(d), 202(a), and 203(b)(4) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1151(d), 1152(a), and 1153(b)(4))’’ before the period at the end. (c) ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS.—Section 1059 of such Act is further amended— (1) by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection (e); and (2) by inserting after subsection (c) the following: ‘‘(d) ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS.—Notwithstanding paragraphs (2), (7) and (8) of section 245(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1255(c)), the Secretary of Homeland Security may adjust the status of an alien to that of a lawful permanent resident under section 245(a) of such Act if the alien— ‘‘(1) was paroled or admitted as a nonimmigrant into the United States; and ‘‘(2) is otherwise eligible for special immigrant status under this section and under the Immigration and Nationality Act.’’.

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