I received the following e-mail update a couple of days ago from USCIS (US Citizenship and Immigration Services).  Please note that the federal immigration website is (and has been for a while now) http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis. It’s a great resource and very user friendly.

Each month, USCIS publishes a report on traffic to our website, which includes statistics on popular search terms people use to find our site. And every month, tens of thousands of visitors search “INS” to find us. In January 2011, our report registered nearly 30,000 searches for the term “INS.”

This leaves us wondering. After all, the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) has not existed since March 1, 2003.

Read more here: http://blog.uscis.gov/2011/04/did-you-know-ins-no-longer-exists.html