The Homeland Security Act Of 2002 Pulls Apart Immigration

1138 WordsJul 31, 20165 Pages
Introduction On March 1, 2003, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) assumed accountability for the immigration service occupations of the federal government. The Homeland Security Act of 2002 pulls apart the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) and detached the agency into three modules within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The Homeland Security Act created USCIS to develop the security and efficiency of national immigration services by converging exclusively on the administration of value applications. The law also shaped Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to oversee immigration implementation and border security. USCIS doles from a legacy of more than 100…show more content…
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