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Date

May 16 2021

Time

3:00 pm

The What and When of US Immigration and Naturalization Records

May 16, 2021 – 3:00 pm CDT

Marian Smith will present an overview of three historical eras (1820-Present) of US immigration and naturalization records illustrated with documents of Jewish immigrants.  Using a timeline tool (included in the handout), she will demonstrate how plotting an immigrant’s life events can identify what records may exist for that particular immigrant, and where to find them.  A question and answer session follows the presentation.

Bio of Marian Smith:

Marian Smith retired in 2018 after thirty years as an Historian for the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), later US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). She now speaks to groups on US immigration and nationality records and leads the I&N Records Fortnightly study group.

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The What and When of US Immigration and Naturalization Records

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