Department of Immigration and Naturalization

government body which deals with the procedure and processing of the conferral of citizenship and visas

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Immigration and Naturalization Service — (INS) Formerly, the federal agency in the Department of Justice that administered and enforced immigration and naturalization laws. In 2003, however, the INS officially ceased to exist, and its functions were taken over by various branches of the …   Law dictionary

  • Immigration and Naturalization Service — Infobox Government agency agency name = Immigration and Naturalization Service type = Department seal width = 140 px seal caption = formed = June 22, 1870 dissolved = March 2003 superseding = Immigration and Customs Enforcement jurisdiction =… …   Wikipedia

  • Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Abudu — SCOTUSCase Litigants=Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Abudu ArgueDate=December 1 ArgueYear=1987 DecideDate=March 1 DecideYear=1988 FullName=Immigration and Naturalization Service, Petitioner v. Assibi Abudu USVol=485 USPage=94… …   Wikipedia

  • Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Stevic — SCOTUSCase Litigants=INS v. Stevic ArgueDate December 6 ArgueYear=1983 DecideDate=June 5 DecideYear=1984 FullName=Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Stevic USVol=467 USPage=407 Citation= Holding=An alien must establish a clear probability… …   Wikipedia

  • Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Doherty — SCOTUSCase Litigants=Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Doherty ArgueDate=October 16 ArgueYear=1991 DecideDate=January 15 DecideYear=1992 FullName=Immigration and Naturalization Service, Petitioner v. Joseph Patrick Doherty USVol=502… …   Wikipedia

  • Immigration and Naturalization Service — Wappen der INS Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) war eine Behörde der Vereinigten Staaten und war für die Ein und Ausreise, Zuwanderung sowie Einbürgerung zuständig. Der INS ist am 1. März 2003 in drei verschiedene Behörden aufgegangen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Immigration and Naturalization Service — A federal agency in the Department of Justice, for the administration of immigration laws, particularly the Immigration and Nationality Act. 5 USC §§ 342b; 8 USC § 1101(34); 3 Am J2d Aliens § 52 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Immigration and Naturalization Service — noun an agency in the Department of Justice that enforces laws and regulations for the admission of foreign born persons to the United States • Syn: ↑INS • Hypernyms: ↑agency, ↑federal agency, ↑government agency, ↑bureau, ↑office, ↑authority …   Useful english dictionary

  • Immigration and Naturalization Service — n. agency of the U.S. Department of Justice responsible for enforcing the laws pertaining to the admission of foreigners into the United States, INS …   English contemporary dictionary

  • History of laws concerning immigration and naturalization in the United States — There is a long history of laws concerning immigration and naturalization in the United States.The first naturalization law in the United States was the Naturalization Act of 1790, which restricted naturalization to free white persons of good… …   Wikipedia

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