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Tracing Themes: Immigration and Migration

The Internet contains a wealth of information, but sometimes it's a little tricky to find what you need. By using the preselected Web sites provided below you will be able to narrow your search, answer assigned questions, and save precious time. Simply follow the links to find valuable research materials and activity support. There's a lot of information in here, happy hunting!

Ellis Island On-Line http://www.ellisisland.org/
Time line and history of immigration to the United States with links to stories of immigrant families and a searchable database allowing users to search for records of family members who migrated to the United States by way of the one-time immigration center at Ellis Island.

A Short History of U.S. Immigration Policy http://www.ailf.org/ ipc/ policy_reports_1996_pr9613.htm
This summary of U.S. immigration policy comes from the American Immigration Law Foundation.