JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Are there immigration documents for all immigrants? #general


Mark and Tamara Shofron
 

Genners:

Are there immigration documents recorded for all
immigrants? Would there be documents(circa 1905)
recorded even if a Petition for Naturalization wasn't
filed?

My grandmother who arrived here >from Russia in 1905,
became a citzen in 1940 (declaration of intent filed
in 1936). My grandfather died in 1938, never became
naturalized. If he had filed a petition for
naturalization, wouldn't it have included his wife or
was she required to file separately at that time? I
have assumed that since she filed separately, he never
filed. In any event, would there be any documentation
fo my grandfather?

Mark Shofron
Mesa Arizona

MODERATOR NOTE: This subject has been discussed before in this forum.
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<http://www.jewishgen.org/InfoFiles/faq.html#Naturalization>.
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