Tools and Resources
Jona & Paul’s Podcasts
Jona Ashcroft (202) 233-2566
Paul Mosley (202) 233-2506
Contact name: Crystal Williams
Stand up with Crystal
Welcome to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services History Office & Library, where we preserve and promote the history of USCIS and its predecessor agencies
Among the library’s frequent patrons are scholars, students, journalists, attorneys, and many others
Comprised mainly of:
A General collection , that includes:
A Periodical section ,consisting of late 20th century agency periodicals like
An extensive Vertical File, where a number of materials can be found on various immigration and nationality topics.
And a variety of Legal History Resources, including the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 and prior laws.
In addition to all the print resources please ask us to show you our Historical Photograph and Video Collection. Take time, as well to view Our Videotapes
For Library hours and location. Visit our website at USCIS.gov. Find the resources tab, then click on the USCIS Historical Library link on the left side of the page. If you have additional questions or wish to schedule an appointment, please email us at CISLibrary.History@dhs.gov.