American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- abbr. Bureau of Indian Affairs
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A round, thick copper coin of Siam, of the value of 200 cowries.
- US Bureau of Indian Affairs
“Often I think the challenge of the East Chinatown BIA is simply evolutionary.”
“BIA is the oldest bureau of the Interior Department, providing economic assistance and law enforcement services to about 1.9 million American Indians and Alaska Natives across 55 million acres.”
“The family said it sued because the BIA, which is in charge of collecting the rent from the oil giant, wasn't taking action on its behalf.”
“The driver never introduced himself as a government employee but was months later identified as a BIA land appraiser.”
“A police official had earlier said that the BIA was a free for all as officials did not heed to the police advise to check the antecedents of over 300 private workers employed at the airport.”
“The BIA was the largest agency that served American Indians and Alaska Natives, then it recent years that biggest agency has become the IHS.”
“Board of Immigration Appeals [BIA, which is controlled by the Department of Justice and its members appointed by the Attorney General] now in its second decision in this case, and eventually the government even in their briefs to this court, have all agreed that Mr. Ramirez Peyro will be tortured and die if he is returned to Mexico.”
“In response, Sahara has advised that it has filed for creditor protection under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act ("BIA") and intends to make a proposal to its creditors (including Sonde) as an insolvent person under the BIA.”
“( "BIA"), an independent research and advisory services firm which pioneered the use of behavior assessment and intelligence-based techniques to evaluate corporate disclosure and provide transparency to institutional investors, announced the appointment of Richard Leggett as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the firm.”
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