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INS

A gene on chromosome 11p15.5 that encodes preproinsulin, which is cleaved post-translationally into the B- and A-chain peptides (which are covalently linked via two disulfide bonds to form insulin) and C-peptide. Insulin reduces blood glucose and increases cell permeability to monosaccharides, amino acids and fatty acids, and accelerates glycolysis, the pentose phosphate cycle and glycogen synthesis in the liver.
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In 1986, the INS initiated deportation proceedings against seven Palestinians and one Kenyan in Los Angeles suspected of "support for terrorism," who became known as the "LA 8.
The INS admitted on January 16 to detaining 1,169 people under Special Registration, and to issuing "orders to appear" for deportation proceedings to twice that many--approximately 10 percent of the 24,000 people who came to register by mid-January.
Lawyers and the families of people arrested said that if the INS is searching for potential terrorists, its methods may backfire.
It would have been finished maybe a year ago," says Tom Fischer, who until 1999 headed the INS office in Atlanta from which the pilot project was run.
Thereafter, the INS instituted new proceedings against the LA-8 based on non-ideological grounds, adding new terrorism charges under the IMMACT 90 amendments.
She claimed developing a reliable list of ineligible voters would require INS employees to search both computer and paper files, a process that would take months.
INS is a trademark of International Network Services Inc.
While being held there, he was interviewed by the INS and deported.
INS changed the rules, insisting foreign students forward the fee to one bank in Chicago.
In response to allegations that INS detainees were held in isolation, Bergeron says, "I don't even see that as an allegation.
law the INS must ensure that citizenship applicants demonstrate "a knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of the history, and of the principles and form of government, of the United States.
The INS has invited an undue amount of fraudulence into the naturalization process.