Can I search Ellis Island immigration records?

Can I search Ellis Island immigration records?

Can I search Ellis Island immigration records?

Ellis Island has an online searchable database, created by the Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island Foundation, of 22.5 million arrivals to New York between 1892 – 1924. Registration is required but free, and you can view scanned images of actual passenger manifests. You can also purchase copies through the site.

How do I find Ellis Island records for free?

Now, a complete collection of Ellis Island passenger lists is available online and searchable for free at FamilySearch. These ship passenger records span more than half the nation’s history, including millions of arrivals during the “Great Wave” of immigration (1880s–early 1920s).

How do I know if my ancestors came through Ellis Island?

For Ellis Island records, the American Family Immigration History Center (AFIHC’s) provides searchable access to digital images of all ship manifests.

Can you look up immigration records?

The USCIS arrival records and A-Files are available through the USCIS Freedom of Information Act Program (FOIA).

Does ancestry have Ellis Island Records?

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Where can I get immigration records?

You can obtain your deportation documents from the immigration court where your case was heard. You may also request the release of your immigration record under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). There are three ways to submit a FOIA request: Complete an online form.

How can I check someone’s citizenship status?

Contact the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. Contact the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services at (800) 375-5283. Request to speak to an officer, and provide the name of the individual and her birth date to learn her citizenship status.

How do I find my immigration records on Ancestry?


  1. From any page on Ancestry, click the Search tab and select Card Catalog.
  2. On the left side of the page under Filter By Category, select Immigration & Emigration.
  3. Narrow your search clicking another filter under Filter By Category.