8 Mar 2016

Women Lost U.S. Citizenship When Marrying

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At certain times in the early 20th century, women lost U.S. citizenship when marrying foreign-born men. The U.S. Expatriation Act of 1907 mandated that all women acquired their husband’s nationality upon marriage. As a result, American women who married foreign-born men in the United States between 1907 and 1922 lost their [...]

26 Apr 2013

Finding Alien and Naturalization Records Using USCIS

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Recently I was helping a client try to prove that his immigrant ancestor had not been naturalized and this resource was very helpful: The USCIS (US Customs and Immigration Service) maintains historical records documenting the arrival and naturalization of millions of immigrants who arrived in the United States since the [...]