Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   
Emigration, Immigration & Naturalization

Emigration--the process of leaving one's place of residence or country to live elsewhere.
Immigration--the process of coming into a country of which one is not a native for permanent residence.
Naturalization--the process by which one becomes established as a native and receives citizenship.

Ships & Passenger List Resources
Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild
Olive Trees Ship Passenger Lists
Emigration--Ship List & Resources
The ShipsList Home Page
Select a Port
Ship Passenger Lists
Immigration & Ship Passenger Lists Research Guide
Immigration from Norway

Reference & History
Maritime History on the Internet
Rootsweb's Guide to Tracing Your Family Tree: Tracing Your Immigrant Ancestors
Types of Ships
Locating Ships Passenger Lists
Discovering Family Histories--Immigrants Directory
Magellan The Ships Navigator
Maritime Heritage Project
The Winthrop Society

United States
The American Immigrant Wall of Honor
Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1891-1957
Immigrant & Passenger Arrivals on Microfilm
Immigration Records--NARA
Ellis Island Family History Center
Ellis Island Ship Records Search
Naturalization Records--NARA
The MayFlower Pages
American Historical Soc. of Germans from Russia--Ship & Immigration Records

Canada
National Archives of Canada-- Immigration Records
National Archives of Canada Citizenship/Naturalization Records
Canadian Ship Information Database
Immigrants to Canada