History and Genealogy
This tool is a place for the USCIS Genealogy Program to share answers to commonly asked Genealogy research and record questions, research tips, and provide updates.
Do you have a general immigration and naturalization research question you would like to see answered in the Genealogy Notebook? Send us your question.
Why Some C-Files May Lack a Declaration of Intention
Immigrant Name Changes
Researching Deportation Records
Quick Guide to finding INS Case and Correspondence Files Related to Specific Individuals
Why Request a USCIS C-File?
Welcome to the new and improved USCIS Genealogy Program website!
Last Reviewed/Updated: 09/08/2015