Immigration

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Dig out your old photographs of ancestors in foreign lands and their new homes — they might unlock answers about your family's immigrant origins.
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Get acquainted with the Ellis Island passenger database by following our sample search for a hard-to-find couple.
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Answers for the beginner, the befuddled and anyone hitting a brick wall.
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Still can't find your Ellis Island ancestors, even with the new online passenger lists database? Try these tips for unlocking the "golden door" to the immigration records you're after.
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A 10-year project reveals the untold story of Ellis Island's hospital and the experiences of immigrants treated there.
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Follow along as our online genealogy expert works the web to research where an immigrant ancestor originated.
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Free sites for helping you trace immigrant ancestors.
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Six Web sites contain millions of names from passenger lists all the way back to the Mayflower.
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Ellis and Liberty islands struggle to recover after Hurricane Sandy.
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