- Words: 2036
- Length: 6 Pages
- Topic: Race
- Paper #: 21343433
The INA still influences the field of American immigration law today. In order to enforce the quotas that had been established, the INA created the Immigration and Naturalization Service. The INS served as the federal agency that enforced these limits for the remainder of the 20th century (Immigration, n.d).
When Congress passed the INA, an alien was defined as any person lacking citizenship or status as a national of the