Mexico Research With the Wiki, 11 Lessons

Mexico Research With the Wiki Part 4 of 11: U. S. Immigration and Citizenship Records

To use the records of Mexico, you must know the exact town where your ancestor lived. Learn how to search for that information in immigration records, border crossing records, passport applications, naturalization records, and alien registrations.
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