Vicki’s Note – free genealogy webinars from (USCIS) U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Thanks to Ron Zarnick.:
Free Genealogy Webinars from (USCIS) U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
(USCIS) U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services free genealogy webinars – Watch Webinars
The USCIS Historical Research Branch offers several webinars for beginner and advanced researchers. They are an easy and free way to learn about the USCIS history, library, and genealogy programs and services from agency historians, librarians and program representatives. We invite you to view our upcoming schedule below.
|NEW: On Demand Webinars||Live Webinars|
|History Library Catalog and Services
This 12-minute webinar will introduce you to the USCIS History Library Program and online catalog. You’ll learn about the collection of public historical materials, catalog content and search interface, services for the public and how to get help or more information. For: general public researchers (beginner to advanced).
|How Do I Participate ?
Choose the session you wish to attend from the schedule below. Click on the session reminder link and save this to your calendar. On the day of the webinar, click on the link (included in the calendar reminder) to join the webinar. You can also return to this page, as early as 10 minutes before the session starts, and click the “attend session” link to enter the webinar.
These webinars are at 1 p.m. Eastern
Worth Repeating Webinar: Tuesday, Jan 24
Guide to I&N History: Thursday, Feb. 16
Worth Repeating Webinar: Tuesday, March 21
Guide to I&N History: April
This twice-a-month webinar delivered by a USCIS historian covers available historical records, and useful aids and procedures for requesting records at the National Archives and Records Administration or from USCIS through the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act. Some of these webinars will address issues or problems in researching specific historical topics. This webinar is for scholars and other advanced researchers.
This twice-a-month webinar will revisit some of the most successful presentations delivered to historical and genealogical audiences over the last 20-plus years. This webinar will cover historical immigration and nationality records created by the legacy Immigration and Naturalization Service , and records found today either at the National Archives and Records Administration or USCIS.
We are now using Adobe Connect to deliver webinars. If you have never attended an Adobe Connect session before:
|For Questions||Please Contact|
|Guide to I & N History Research||CISHistory.Library@uscis.dhs.gov|
|Genealogy Program Introduction||Genealogy.USCIS@uscis.dhs.gov|
|Records Found Case Studies||CISHistory.Library@uscis.dhs.gov|
HISTORY AND GENEALOGY TOPICS