Jordan Emigration and Immigration

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Immigration and naturalization records

Research use: Very valuable for making proper connections to place of origin in other countries.

Record type: Record of immigrants, foreign residents, and citizens.

Time Period: 1922-present.

Content: Immigrant’s name, age, occupation, birth date and place, former residence, destination, wife’s name, childrens’ given names and ages or number of children, religion, race, nationality, sometimes picture.

Location: National Archives in Amman.

Population coverage: About 5% of the current population are immigrants. Much lower in earlier years.

Reliability: Good.[1]

References

  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Jordan,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 2000.