(2) Center for Immigration Studies, a thinktank founded by John Tanton as a project of FAIR. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) lists the CIS as a racist nativist organization with extensive connections with other rightwing organizations.
(DEF2) Some at CIS have also written for a nativist hate site, VDARE.com, which is named after Virginia Dare, said to be the first English child born in the New World. They include CIS Fellow John Miano and board member Carol Iannone.
(Heidi Beirich, "CIS: The 'Independent' Think Tank," Feb 2009)
Occasionally used derogatorily.
David: Huh? Dude, Stacy is cis. You mean her sister.
The CIS came into being December 1991. Mostly consists of regularly scheduled conferences of foreign ministers and defense ministers.
In 1995, members Belarus and Russia created the Commonwealth of Sovereign Republics (CSR).
Oh me too. I should have just taken regular math.
Maintainers of the evil EBS system at a college in Sunny Nunny, UK.
Do not venture into any place callewd 'CIS', you'll probably end up a Window Licker, or a David Evans or a Dan Ross...