Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 74.djvu/545

This page needs to be proofread.
[74 Stat. 505]
[74 Stat. 505]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

74 ST AT.]

PUBLIC LAW 86-648-JUL3rU. 1««0

505

supporting, or is a member of a family unit capable of becoming self-supporting. SEC. B. Any alien who was paroled into the United States as a refugee-escapee, pursuant to section 1 of this Act, whose parole has not theretofore been terminated by the Attorney General pursuant to such regulations as he may prescribe under the authority of section 212(d)(5) of the Immigration and Nationality Act; and who has ^ "sc iisa. been in the United States for at least two years, and who has not acquired permanent residence, shall forthwith return or be returned to the custody of the Immigration and Naturalization Service and shall thereupon be inspected and examined for admission into the United States, and his case dealt with in accordance with the provisions of section 235, 236, and 237 of the Immigration and Nationality 8 USC 1225Act. - ' SEC. 4. Any alien who, pursuant to section 3 of this Act, is found, upon inspection by the immigration officer or after hearing before a special inquiry officer, to be admissible as an immigrant under the Immigration and Nationality Act at the time of his inspection and ^e Stat. i63. examination, except for the fact that he was not and is not in posses- ^usc 1101 note, sion of the documents required by section 212(a) (20) of the said Act, ^ "^^ ^^^^: shall be regarded as lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence as of the date of his arrival. SEC. 5. Section 1 of the Act of September 2, 1958 (72 Stat. 1712), is hereby amended by substituting the words "two thousand" for the words "fifteen hundred" and by substituting the words "total of the annual quota for two years" for the words "annual quota." SEC. 6. Section 7 of the Act of September 2, 1958 (72 Stat. 1713), is hereby amended by substituting "June 30, 1962" for "June 30, 1960." SEC. 7. Section 4(a) of the Act of September 11, 1957 (71 Stat. 639-640), as amended by section 2 of the Act of September 9, 1959 s use 1205. (73 Stat. 490), is hereby amended by substituting "June 30, 1961" for "June 30, 1960". SEC. 8. Section 212(a) (23) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended (66 Stat. 184; 70 Stat. 575; 8 U.S.C. 1182(a) (23)), is further amended by changing the language "narcotic drugs," to read "narcotic drugs or marihuana,". SEC. 9. Section 241(a) (11) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended (66 Stat. 206, 70 Stat. 575; 8 U.S.C. 1251(a) (11)), is further amended by changing the language "narcotic drugs," to read "narcotic drugs or marihuana,". SEC. 10. Section 245(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended (66 Stat. 217, 72 Stat. 699, 8 U.S.C. 1255(a)), is further amended to read as follows: " (a) The status of an alien, other than an alien crewman, who was inspected and admitted or paroled into the United States may be adjusted by the Attorney General, in his discretion and under such regulations as he may prescribe, to that of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence if (1]) the alien makes an application for such adjustment, (2) the alien is eligible to receive an immigrant visa and is admissible to the United States for permanent residence, and (3) an immigrant visa is immediately available to him at the time his application is approved." SEC. 11. Nothing contained in this Act shall be held to repeal, amend, alter, modify, affect, or restrict the powers, duties, functions, or authority of the Attorney General in the administration and enforcement of the Immigration and Nationality Act or any other law f^u^s^c^^^rio 1 relating to immigration, nationality, or naturalization. note. Approved July 14, 1960.