Texas, Manifests of Permanent and Statistical Alien Arrivals at El Paso - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Texas, Manifests of Permanent and Statistical Alien Arrivals at El Paso, 1924-1954
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|El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, |
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|Record Type||Card Manifests of Permanent and Statistical Alien Arrivals|
|Record Group||RG 85: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service|
|Microfilm Publication||A3455. Manifests of Permanent and Statistical Alien Arrivals at El Paso, Texas April 1924 - September 1954.|
|National Archives Identifier||4644598|
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- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection contains over 200,000 manifests of alien arrivals at El Paso Texas from 1924 through 1954. It corresponds with NARA publication A3455. Patrons should check the back of each card as there is more information, and in some cases a photo, on the back
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The following information may be found in these records:
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- Birth Place
- Marital Status
- Date entering the country
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Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of [[Texas, United States Genealogy|Texas]
- Beginning Research in United States Immigration and Emigration Records
- Texas Record Finder
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Related Family History Library Holdings[edit | edit source]
Related FamilySearch Historical Records Collections[edit | edit source]
- United States Border Crossings from Mexico to United States, 1903-1957
- Texas, El Paso Alien Arrivals, 1909-1924.
- Texas, El Paso Manifests of Arrivals at the Port of El Paso, 1905-1927.
- Texas, El Paso Alien Arrivals, 1924-1952.
- Texas, El Paso, Applications for Non-Resident Aliens Border Crossing Identification Cards, 1945-1952.
- Texas, Manifests of Aliens Granted Temporary Admission at El Paso, ca. July 1924-1954
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