Deadline Approaching: Help Stop USCIS Genealogy Program Fee Hikes

Renée K. Carl

Hello all

The deadline to post comments to help stop the massive fee hikes to access historical records held by the USCIS Genealogy Program is 11:59 PM Eastern Time on 30 December 2019.

To learn more about the issue, visit a site created for this effort: The site is very busy and sometimes will be slow to load. outlines the 3 easy steps to take to make your comment at the Federal Rulemaking Portal. The Federal Rulemaking Portal is also very busy, so it's a good idea to prepare you comment in advance and then cut and paste your text. Every comment is important to our effort.

Thank you all for helping with this effort to make sure that the records of our immigrant ancestors are not held behind an inaccessible paywall.

Renee K. Carl
CARL/KAROL: Volhynia, Boston, St. Louis
KETCHER/KATSCHER: Dvinsk, Riga, London, St. Louis

Renée K. Carl

Attached here is a one-pager in PDF format. It succinctly describes the issues and provides the links necessary to make comments.
With appreciation