• Summary
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The Federal Regulatory Directory, Eighteenth Edition continues to offer a clear path through the maze of complex federal agencies and regulations, providing to-the-point analysis of regulations. Information-packed profiles of more than 100 federal agencies and departments detail the history, structure, purpose, actions, and key contacts for every regulatory agency in the U.S. government. Now updated with an improved searching structure, the Federal Regulatory Directory continues to be the leading reference for understanding federal regulations, providing a richer, more targeted exploration than is possible by cobbling together electronic and print sources.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Immigration and customs enforcement
■ Introduction

The Homeland Security Act of 2002 created the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). On March 1, 2003, the act transferred the enforcement and investigation arms of the U.S. Customs Service, the investigative and enforcement functions of Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), and the entire operation of Federal Protective Services into Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

The service and benefit functions of the INS transferred into U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (see p. 763); the inspection functions of the U.S. Customs Service were organized as U.S. Customs and Border Protection (see p. ...

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