JewishGen Talks will be presenting a free webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. entitled “Save Access to 20th Century Immigration Records – You Can Help.”
Presenters will be Rich Venezia and Renee Carl.
Learn about the USCIS genealogy program and what records are held at USCIS that are important to genealogists. A dramatic proposed fee hike for USCIS documents was just announced. Learn how you can help make a difference.
Attendees will leave with a better understanding of the USCIS genealogy program and how they can help address the ongoing issues of access, transparency and efficiency.
To register, go to: https://898a.blackbaudhosting.com/898a/JewishGen-Talks-USCIS-Historical-Records
UPDATE – In addition, Rich Venezia, Renee Carl and Marian Smith will lead another webinar on this topic on Wednesday, Feb. 22 sponsored by NGS MemberConnects. It will take place at 8 p.m. and the panel will take questions from the audience.
To register, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ucOusqzoqHdW-CsJncOvL9c0BFbzRQyeq
The comment period on the proposed fee hike ends on March 6, 2023.