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1940

October 22, 2015 - 08:23 -- astrickhouser
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On July 14, 1940, the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) is transferred from the Department of Labor into the Department of Justice, where it will remain until March 1, 2003.

Congress passes the ALIEN REGISTRATION ACT that requires that all aliens over the age of 14 are registered and fingerprinted.

Dates: 
Sunday, December 31, 1939 - 19:00