A great starting point to begin your family history journey. NARA provides access to digitized records, finding aids, workshops, online tutorials, charts and forms, vetted online genealogy sites, and personalized help.
Covers the investigations made by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) during the massive immigration wave of 1880-1930. The files cover Asian immigration, especially Japanese and Chinese migration, to California, Hawaii, and other states; Mexican immigration to the U.S. from 1906-1930, and European immigration. There are also extensive files on the INS’s regulation of prostitution and white slavery and on suppression of radical aliens.