Learn about the single most insightful file series pertaining to 20th century immigrants to
the United States. Held partially at the National Archives and partially by US Citizenship
& Immigration Services, A-Files (short for Alien Files), exist for tens of millions of
immigrants, spanning from immigrants who arrived last week to people born in the mid
19th century! You may find handwritten letters, photographs, birth certificates from
abroad, arrest records, and countless other documents! This talk will explain who will
have an A-File, how to locate them, and what information it might contain!