NACARA

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NACARANicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act (Federal Register Office, NARA)
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Nacara Impressions is a label converter just south of the town, and there are no prizes for guessing what their main activity is.
(56) Other proceeding types include asylum only, continued detention review, Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act (NACARA), and withholding only.
[section] 1101 (allocating five thousand LPR visas from the ten thousand available to unskilled workers to beneficiaries of NACARA).
Movement actors did not, at the rime, envision that Central Americans would be filing suspension or cancellation claims (as provided by NACARA), that Congress would create Temporary Protected Status, that their work would contribute to remittance flows, that they would play a key role in creating a transnational network of civil society organizations, or that such organizations would foster the continued circulation of activists and others between the United States and El Salvador.
For example, they proposed granting to all Central Americans and Haitians the automatic legalization provisions that had been granted (by the Republican-dominated Congress) to Nicaraguans and Cubans in the 1997 Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act (NACARA).
(36) In 1996, the Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act (NACARA) reallocated 5,000 diversity visa numbers to certain illegal aliens from Central America who became eligible to adjust their status to permanent legal resident.
This Note further argues that even if the intent of Congress is not clear and the Acts are ambiguous as to waivers of the HIV exclusion, the INS's regulations for HIV-positive applicants are unreasonable in light of Congress's humanitarian purposes in enacting HRIFA and NACARA. Part I examines the plain language of the Acts, concluding that because Congress did not explicitly address the HIV exclusion in the Acts, it is necessary to look elsewhere to determine legislative intent concerning this issue.
NACARA allowed about 65,500 Nicaraguans, Cubans, Salvadorans, Guatemalans, and former Soviet nationals to adjust to legal status.
American Relief Act of 1997 (NACARA) temporarily decreases the 55,000
(10) Employment-based allocations are further affected by [section] 203(e) of the Nicaraguan and Central American Relief Act (NACARA), as amended by [section] 1(e) of P.L.