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What does CIS stand for?

CIS stands for Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (US Department of Homeland Security)

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In the case of international adoptions there may be fees to the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, country fees, contributions to orphanages, and travel expenses, which may include several trips to the country of adoption and payment for hotels, sometimes for several weeks.
For example, BICE needs to coordinate and collaborate with the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS) for the timely and proper adjudication of benefit applications, and with the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (BCBP) to assist in antismuggling investigations and sharing intelligence.
That being said, and consistent with recently introduced procedures used by the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS), formerly the Immigration and Naturalization Service, and the various consulates around the world, additional security measures are being taken to reduce the risk of "undesirables" obtaining visas.