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Alien Case Files, compiled 1944 - 2003

ARC Identifier 4488912

Series from Record Group 566: Records of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, 2003 - 2004

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Creator(s):Department of Justice. Immigration and Naturalization Service. (06/14/1940 - 03/01/2003)
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Textual Records

National Archives at Kansas City (RM-KC[A]), 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO, 64108. PHONE: 816-268-8000; FAX: 816-268-8038; EMAIL:

Other Title(s):A-Files
Inclusive Dates:1944 - 2003
Date Note:Although this series was created in 1944, earlier documents may be present. The majority of the files were created prior to 1959.
Part Of:Record Group 566: Records of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, 2003 - 2004
Includes: 456333 file units described in ARCSearch within this Series
Function and Use:Alien Case Files were created to document the registration of all aliens over age 14 living in the United States as required by the Alien Registration Act of 1940.

Access Restriction(s):Restricted - Possibly
FOIA (b)(6) Personal Information
In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, 5 USC 552 exemption (B) (6), this series must first be screened by National Archives and Records Administration personnel prior to its release to the general public.
Use Restriction(s):Restricted - Possibly
Most government records are in the public domain, however, this series includes commercial materials, such as newspaper clippings, that may be subject to copyright restrictions. Researchers should contact the copyright holder for information.
Specific Records Type(s):Case files
General Note(s):Additional case files, including those for individuals born 1910 and prior, are available through the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service Genealogy Program.
Finding Aid Type:Index
Finding Aid Note:There is an index of individual names available in the Research Room.
Index Terms:
Lifecycle Tracking Information 
Former Record Group(s):85



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