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The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) broadly defines an immigrant as any alien in the United States, except one legally admitted under specific nonimmigrant categories (INA section 101(a))... Read More


The act of entering a country or region to which one is not native with the intent of living there... Read More

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

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Immigration Judge

An attorney appointed by the Attorney General to act as an administrative judge within the Executive Office for Immigration Review... Read More


Pertaining to child welfare, the legal protection from civil or criminal liability for individuals making reports in good faith of suspected or known instances of child abuse or neglect... Read More


The process of conferring immunity against a particular pathogen by one of two means: active (e... Read More


An individual who has an inability to mount a normal and complete immune response to pathogens, injury, or disease... Read More


The total, direct and indirect, effects of a program, service, collaboration, or institution on health status and overall health and socioeconomic development... Read More


Any loss or abnormality of psychological, physiological or anatomical structure or function... Read More


The process of calling a witness's testimony into doubt... Read More

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