Re: Bill T=USCIS question
- One more thing.
Citizenship was NOT handled by the INS. It was handled by the courts.
The reason an INS file might have been created after the fact for an
immigrant is simply because a search of INS records was done. Again,
--- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "Bill Tarkulich" <smitko2@...> wrote:
> I will make some generalizations here. If there was an event that
> triggered the need to create an immigration file, then the possibility
> For example:
> - the individual traveled back and forth between countries after
> - the individual was alive when a major immigration activity ocurred
> (Namely the Alien Registration act of WWII) (granted, in your example
> this is not likely, but it may help others, since this is a group
> - the individual applied for citizenship
> - Declaration of Intent were considered "first papers" first form
> filled out when you applied for citizenship. See examples of them
> here http://www.iabsi.com/gen/public/document_examples.htm
> That's all there is time for this week. I am sure others can offer
> more examples of documents - you just have to squeeze the "lurkers"
> (there are plenty in this group) to "cough up the goods!"
> --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, DIANE PERKINS <nv_cracker@> wrote:
> > The ability to obtain info from immigration papers is an exciting
> thought. I wonder though what you would do for people who immigrated
> prior to 1900 and who were born around 1838. I already have the
> copies of the applications for citizenship which don't provide much
> useful information. What other papers would there be and what would
> they contain? What are the D of I papers referred to and do they go
> back that far?
> > Diane
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