The dancing on the grave of the Immigration and Naturalization Service began last April, when the House of Representatives resolved to abolish the 110-year-old agency. Voting 405-9 to split the INS into two new bureausone dedicated to service, the other to enforcementCongress members played a spirited game of blasting the federal government's "most dysfunctional agency." They kidded about alternative ways of reading the INS's acronym"Incompetent and Negligent Service," "Ignoring National Security"and Representative Bob Barr, Republican of Georgia, recommended that Congress "shred it, gather the shreds, burn them, gather the ashes, and distribute them through the four... More >>>
By photo: Michael Kamber
At the U.S.-Mexico border: Border Patrol agents have been fleeing their jobs at an alarming rate.