Glossary

GLOSSARY

Essential terms for navigating and understanding the debate on U.S. immigration policy.

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United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
This federal agency administers the country’s immigration and naturalization system. When the Immigration and Naturalization Service was dissolved in the aftermath of the 911 attacks, its purview was divided up among three agencies created under the newly formed Department of Homeland Security: USCIS, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP).