In 1995, an INS
judge issued a deportation order against Abdel-Muhti for an expired visa.
Special Registration first made headlines in December, when the INS
detained more than 500 men, most of them in Southern California.
Los Angeles INS
officials acknowledged Thursday that the sheer number of immigrants who complied with a Monday registration deadline caused some problems.
The Act reinstated a January 2003 deadline for colleges to get INS
authorization to use SEVIS, in order to be able to continue to serve international students.
Indeed, a fundamental tension operates within the Bush administration itself, and the GOP generally, between national-security conservatives, who want a strong INS
capable of keeping terrorists out, and libertarian conservatives, who want a weak INS
incapable of stopping the free flow of labor.
108) The memo also proposes detaining aliens apprehended "as a result of any special projects undertaken by INS
" in the large, then-newly-constructed INS
detention facility in Oakdale, Louisiana.
And the slowdowns could grow worse this month if the INS
expands the premium program to include H-1B petitions, which go to businesses hiring foreign labor.
In late April, Thomas sent a letter to the INS
requesting this information.
Following the dubious lead of its fellow agencies - the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms - INS
has shown little inclination to diversify its workforce, and minorities are consistently denied opportunities to advance.
As a QSAC and ASV, INS
is authorized to help merchants comply with these mandatory validation requirements (e.
announces that it will send the names of 314,000 immigrants with outstanding orders of deportation to the FBI for inclusion in the National Crime Information Center database.
did exactly what it was supposed to do, said Francisco Arcaute, spokesman for the INS
' regional office in Los Angeles.