Webinars

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The USCIS Historical Research Branch offers several webinars for beginner and advanced researchers. They are an easy and free way to learn about the USCIS history, library, and genealogy programs and services from agency historians, librarians and program representatives. We invite you to view our upcoming schedule below.

NEW: On Demand WebinarsLive Webinars

History Library Catalog and Services

This 12-minute webinar will introduce you to the USCIS History Library Program and online catalog. You’ll learn about the collection of public historical materials, catalog content and search interface, services for the public and how to get help or more information. For: general public researchers (beginner to advanced).

How Do I Participate ?

Choose the session you wish to attend from the schedule below. Click on the session reminder link and save this to your calendar.  On the day of the webinar, click on the link (included in the calendar reminder) to join the webinar. You can also return to this page, as early as 10 minutes before the session starts, and click the “attend session” link to enter the webinar.

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February – June Live Webinars Schedule

These webinars are at 1 p.m. Eastern

Guide to I&N History: Thursday, February 28

TBD

Thursday, February 28, 1:00 PM Eastern

 

This webinar will not be recorded, so be sure to join us live. 

Set a reminder on this webinar

 

Attend Session

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Guide to I&N History Research

Guide to I&N History: Thursday, April 25

TBD 

Thursday, April 25 1:00 PM Eastern

 

This webinar will not be recorded, so be sure to join us live. 

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Attend Session

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Guide to I&N History Research

Guide to I&N History: Thursday, June 27

TBD

Thursday, June 27, 1:00 PM Eastern

 

This webinar will not be recorded, so be sure to join us live. 

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Attend Session

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Guide to I&N History Research

 

Guide to I&N History Research

This every other month webinar delivered by an USCIS historian covers available historical records, and useful aids and procedures for requesting records at the National Archives and Records Administration or from USCIS through the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act. Some of these webinars will address issues or problems in researching specific historical topics. This webinar is for scholars and other advanced researchers. 

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Adobe Connect

We are now using Adobe Connect to deliver webinars. If you have never attended an Adobe Connect session before:

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For Questions Please Contact
History LibraryCISHistory.Library@uscis.dhs.gov
Guide to I & N History ResearchCISHistory.Library@uscis.dhs.gov
Genealogy Program IntroductionGenealogy.USCIS@uscis.dhs.gov
Records Found Case StudiesCISHistory.Library@uscis.dhs.gov
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