8 CFR 103.38 - Genealogy Program.

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§ 103.38 Genealogy Program.

(a)Purpose. The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Genealogy Program is a fee-for-service program designed to provide genealogical and historical records and reference services to genealogists, historians, and others seeking documents maintained within the historical record systems.

(b)Scope and limitations. Sections 103.38 through 103.41 comprise the regulations of the Genealogy Program. These regulations apply only to searches for and retrieval of records from the file series described as historical records in 8 CFR 103.39. These regulations set forth the procedures by which individuals may request searches for historical records and, if responsive records are located, obtain copies of those records.

[ 73 FR 28030, May 15, 2008]

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Title 8 published on 2016-09-20

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  • 2017-01-17; vol. 82 # 10 - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
    1. 82 FR 5238 - International Entrepreneur Rule
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, DHS
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective July 17, 2017.
      8 CFR Parts 103, 212, and 274a
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  • 2017-01-17; vol. 82 # 10 - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
    1. 82 FR 5238 - International Entrepreneur Rule
      GPO FDSys: XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, DHS
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective July 17, 2017.
      8 CFR Parts 103, 212, and 274a