Friday, February 13, 2009

Genealogy at USCIS

The Genealogy Program of the U. S. Citizenship and Immigratiion Services is a fee-for-service program providing family historians and other researchers with timely access to historical immigration and naturalization records.

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Records available through the USCIS Genealogy Program:
Naturalization Certificate Files (C-files) from September 27, 1906 to April 1, 1956
Alien Registration Forms from August 1, 1940 to March 31, 1944
Visa files from July 1, 1924 to March 31, 1944
Registry Files from March 2, 1929 to March 31, 1944
Alien Files (A-files) numbered below 8 million (A8000000) and documents therein dated prior to May 1, 1951


Colin said...

Thanks for the heads up.

The Alchemist said...

Expect a 4+ month delay in getting a response. It's too bad it takes that long, the program is probably under-resourced.