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The acronym "INS" may refer to. [1]

26 relations: Immigration and Naturalization Service, Inch, Indian Newspaper Society, Indian numbering system, Inelastic collision, Inertial navigation system, Inositol, Ins, Switzerland, Insert key, Inspectah Deck, Institut National de la Statistique, Insulin, International Network Services Inc., International Neuroethics Society, International Neuropsychological Society, International News Service, International Nuclear Services, International Numbering System for Food Additives, Irish Naval Service, Israeli new shekel, List of active Indian Navy ships, List of ships of the Israeli Navy, National Institute of Statistics (Romania), Neutron scattering, Stormfront (website), Tom McCarthy (novelist).

Immigration and Naturalization Service

The United States Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) was an agency of the U.S. Department of Labor from 1933 to 1940 and the U.S. Department of Justice from 1940 to 2003. Referred to by some as former INS and by others as legacy INS, the agency ceased to exist under that name on March 1, 2003, when most of its functions were transferred to three new entities – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) – within the newly created Department of Homeland Security, as part of a major government reorganization following the September 11 attacks of 2001. Prior to 1933, there were separate offices administering immigration and naturalization matters, known as the Bureau of Immigration and the Bureau of Naturalization, respectively. The INS was established on June 10, 1933, merging these previously separate areas of administration. In 1890, the federal government, rather than the individual states, regulated immigration into the United States, and the Immigration Act of 1891 established a Commissioner of Immigration in the Treasury Department. Reflecting changing governmental concerns, immigration was transferred to the purview of the United States Department of Commerce and Labor after 1903 and the Department of Labor after 1913. In 1940, with increasing concern about national security, immigration and naturalization was organized under the authority of the Department of Justice. In 2003 the administration of immigration services, including permanent residence, naturalization, asylum, and other functions, became the responsibility of the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS), which existed under that name only for a short time before changing to its current name, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The investigative and enforcement functions of the INS (including investigations, deportation, and intelligence) were combined with the U.S. Customs investigators to create U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The border functions of the INS, which included the Border Patrol and INS Inspectors, were combined with U.S. Customs Inspectors to create U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

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Inch

The inch (abbreviation: in or &Prime) is a unit of length in the (British) imperial and United States customary systems of measurement now formally equal to yard but usually understood as of a foot.

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Indian Newspaper Society

The Indian Newspaper Society (INS) (formerly Indian and Eastern Newspaper Society) acts as the central organization of the Press of India, an independent body authenticating circulation figures of newspapers and periodicals in India.

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Indian numbering system

The Indian numbering system is used in the Indian subcontinent (Bangladesh, Burma, India, Nepal, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka).

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Inelastic collision

An inelastic collision, in contrast to an elastic collision, is a collision in which kinetic energy is not conserved due to the action of internal friction.

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Inertial navigation system

An inertial navigation system (INS) is a navigation aid that uses a computer, motion sensors (accelerometers), rotation sensors (gyroscopes), and occasionally magnetic sensors (magnetometers) to continuously calculate by dead reckoning the position, the orientation, and the velocity (direction and speed of movement) of a moving object without the need for external references.

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Inositol

Myo-inositol, or simply inositol, is a carbocyclic sugar that is abundant in brain and other mammalian tissues, mediates cell signal transduction in response to a variety of hormones, neurotransmitters and growth factors and participates in osmoregulation It is a sugar alcohol with half the sweetness of sucrose (table sugar).

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Ins, Switzerland

Ins (Anet) is a municipality in the Seeland administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.

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Insert key

The Insert key (often abbreviated Ins) is a key commonly found on computer keyboards.

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Inspectah Deck

Jason Hunter (born July 6, 1970), better known by his stage name Inspectah Deck, is an American rapper, producer, and member of the groups Wu-Tang Clan and Czarface.

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Institut National de la Statistique

Institut national de la statistique may refer to.

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Insulin

Insulin (from Latin insula, island) is a peptide hormone produced by beta cells of the pancreatic islets; it is considered to be the main anabolic hormone of the body.

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International Network Services Inc.

International Network Services Inc. (INS) was a network architecture services provider based in Mountain View, California.

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International Neuroethics Society

The International Neuroethics Society (INS) is a professional organisation that studies the social, legal, ethical and policy implications of advances in neuroscience.

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International Neuropsychological Society

The International Neuropsychological Society is an international non-profit learned society dedicated to promoting research in neuropsychology.

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International News Service

The International News Service (INS) was a U.S.-based news agency (newswire) founded by newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst in 1909.

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International Nuclear Services

International Nuclear Services (INS) is a United Kingdom company involved in the management and transportation of nuclear fuels.

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International Numbering System for Food Additives

The International Numbering System for Food Additives (INS) is a European-based naming system for food additives, aimed at providing a short designation of what may be a lengthy actual name.

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Irish Naval Service

The Naval Service (an tSeirbhís Chabhlaigh) is the maritime component of the Defence Forces of Ireland and is one of the three branches of the Irish Defence Forces.

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Israeli new shekel

The Israeli new shekel (שֶׁקֶל חָדָשׁ; شيقل جديد; sign: ₪; code: ILS), also known as simply the Israeli shekel and formerly known as the New Israeli Sheqel (NIS), is the currency of Israel and is also used as a legal tender in the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

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List of active Indian Navy ships

List of active Indian Navy ships is a list of ships in active service with the Indian Navy.

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List of ships of the Israeli Navy

The following is a list of vessels that have served in the Israeli Navy since 1948.

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National Institute of Statistics (Romania)

The National Institute of Statistics (Institutul Naţional de Statistică (INS)) is a Romanian government agency which is responsible for collecting national statistics, in fields such as geography, the economy, demographics and society.

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Neutron scattering

Neutron scattering, the irregular dispersal of free neutrons by matter, can refer to either the naturally occurring physical process itself or to the man-made experimental techniques that use the natural process for investigating materials.

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Stormfront (website)

Stormfront is a Holocaust denying, white nationalist, white supremacist, antisemitic neo-Nazi Internet forum, and the Web's first major racial hate site.

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Tom McCarthy (novelist)

Tom McCarthy (born 1969) is an English writer and artist.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/INS

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