Sunday, September 12, 2010

National Archives (USA) Relocates Alien Files to Kansas City Regional Archive

The National Archives and Records Administration (USA) has posted a notice about relocating the Alien files [case files on alien residents of the UN born 1909 and prior] to the Kansas City regional National Archives. The files were previously kept by the US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) the successor agency to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). A-Files are eligible for transfer to the National Archives when 100 years have passed since the birth date of the subject of a file.
To read more on the files go to:
http://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/2010/nr10-137b.html

Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Director-at-large
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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