The information on this page is out of date. However, some of the content may still be useful, so we have archived the page.
USCIS Refreshes History and Genealogy Information on USCIS.gov
We’ve unified our history, library and genealogy programs into a user-friendly online resource center. Now historians, scholars, students and genealogists can easily find information in one convenient location, www.uscis.gov/historyandgenealogy.
The revamped History and Genealogy Web page provides access to a wide range of information for a variety of specialized customers, in a variety of ways.
For instance, historians can explore our content devoted to our agency’s past. It is designed as a foundational framework upon which we can keep adding detailed information on specific events, people, places, and other historical facts.
Through our online library, researchers can easily link to our online catalog, which includes recently digitized unique documents.
Family historians will find our genealogy content has been reformatted, rearranged, and made easier to comprehend through use of diagrams, images, and plain language.
We hope our refreshed History and Genealogy Web pages provide visitors an easier, faster and more enjoyable way to find the information they need. Visit it today!