INS


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INS

abbr.
Immigration and Naturalization Service

INS

abbreviation for
(Journalism & Publishing) International News Service

INS

or I.N.S.,

Immigration and Naturalization Service.

ins.

1. inches.
2. inspector.
3. insulated.
4. insurance.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.INS - an agency in the Department of Justice that enforces laws and regulations for the admission of foreign-born persons to the United States
Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security - the federal department that administers all matters relating to homeland security
United States Border Patrol, US Border Patrol - the mobile law enforcement arm of the Immigration and Naturalization Service that detects and prevents illegal entry of aliens into the United States
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
Translations

ins

abbr of insuranceVers.
abbr of inches
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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.
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.
INS 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.
The INS did exactly what it was supposed to do, said Francisco Arcaute, spokesman for the INS' regional office in Los Angeles.