Source Information

Ancestry.com. U.S. Subject Index to Correspondence and Case Files of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1903-1959 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. This collection was indexed by Ancestry World Archives Project contributors.
Original data:

Subject Index to Correspondence and Case Files of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1903-1952. NARA microfilm publication T458, 31 rolls. Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Record Group 85. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

About U.S. Subject Index to Correspondence and Case Files of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1903-1959

Contained in this database are case files as kept by the Immigration and Naturalization Service for various individuals pertaining to immigration, emigration, and naturalization. You can find information like surnames, port and date of entry, date of birth and whether or not they came alone or with relatives. In rare cases, there can be a very substantial abstract of the correspondence or case file in the index.

Information you may find in this index:

  • Surname
  • Date of entry
  • Port of entry
  • Date of birth
  • Persons accompanying the individual
  • Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) reference number

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