You can also have the INS/BCIS search their records under the Freedom of
Information Act, without going through a front-end list such as Italiangen.
The file will generally be indexed based on the surname they immigrated
with, married or unmarried.
From: Nick Holcz [mailto:nickh@...
Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2006 5:01 AM
Subject: Re: [S-R] Naturalization record for WWII refugies
At 04:01 PM 7/03/2006, you wrote:
>Does anyone if it is possible to find an immigration/naturalization
>record of a woman that immigrated to US shortly after WWII if only her
>maiden name is known and destination state, and town of origin in
>Slovakia? The name is not a common name so the issue is just if the
>written records are indexed by maiden name.
My aunty went through Ellis island to New York and I found her
application for citizenship at Italiangen
then I applied to NARA ( Us
national archives for copy of application. it cost ten dollars and
took a couple of weeks to arrive in Australia.
Lots of information on it.
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