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Synonyms for INS

an agency in the Department of Justice that enforces laws and regulations for the admission of foreign-born persons to the United States

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But its current implementation, particularly the decisions about which countries' citizens or nationals would be called before the INS, relies on post-9/11 rationales.
Attorney General John Ashcroft last month ordered males 16 years and older from Sudan, Iran, Iraq, Libya and Syria to submit to fingerprinting, photographs and interviews with INS agents by Monday, Dec.
Two weeks after the bill's passage, INS Commissioner Doris Meissner signed off on the full proposal, known as the Coordinated Interagency Partnership Regulating International Students (CIPRIS).
The case of the LA-8 began before dawn on January 26, 1987, when FBI, INS and LA Police officers descended on the Los Angeles home of Khader Hamide, a U.
The INS, for its part, casts the Premium Processing Service as a scheme that benefits the INS and all its customers--rich and poor.
But claiming that INS databases were unreliable would jeopardize another Clinton administration priority: cracking down on illegal immigration.
Much like a fraternity, the good old boy network begins at the border patrol academy, where senior managers traditionally begin their rise up the INS ranks.
On February 21st, INS is conducting a free webinar entitled Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard: Getting to Compliance at 11 am EST.
Using SEVIS, the INS will send an alert when a foreign student has been granted a visa and has entered the county; the school then notifies the INS when that student has arrived on campus.
After telephoning the office and waiting on hold for more than one hour, we were told that INS officers were backlogged, and we should be hearing from them within the next six months.
law the INS must ensure that citizenship applicants demonstrate "a knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of the history, and of the principles and form of government, of the United States.
In fact, the INS minted more citizens in 1993 than in any previous year, breaking a record set in 1944.
On that November day, agents of La Migra, as the INS is known in the Latino community, showed the principal of South High an arrest warrant and told him to order the two boys into his office.