Updated USCIS Genealogy URL

See: Monday, May 19, 2008

Historical Immigration Law and a New Genealogy program at USCIS
Genie Angels has posted information about a new genealogy program at USCIS, United States citizenship and Immigration Services. Genealogy research has usually been conducted through a FOIA request. With the establishment of the Genealogy program there likely will be changes to the USCIS genealogy site in the future [new URL]in addition to changes in what records may be accessed through a FOIA request and what is available through the Genealogy Program. The Federal Register indicated, if I’ve read it correctly, that the Genealogy program will go into effect on August 13, 2008.

Labels: FOIA, Immigration, INS Records, Links, USCIS Genealogy, Yahoo Groups


About Louisiana Genealogy Admin

I manage several RootsWeb mailing lists and message boards, support Louisiana Cemetery Preservation, am a former Louisiana and Mississippi librarian, have been researching genealogy of my family since 1988, and write and promote several blogs supporting either Louisiana genealogy or Louisiana cemeteries.
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