One last chance at USCIS

Oppose the USCIS fee hikes! Three days, and a bit, are what we have. Three days to speak out. Three days to try to prevent outrageous fee hikes for records obtained from the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) Genealogy Program. Just three days. We...

Open since 1641…

… and threatened with closure now Heads up. Here we go… again. Here in this 400th year since the landing of the Mayflower on the shores of what was to become the Bay State, public access to vital records in Massachusetts is under attack. Birth, marriage...

Another chance to be heard

Another chance to speak out against USCIS fee hike! If you’re sitting there feeling a little guilty that you were so busy in December that you missed the deadline for commenting on the truly outrageous fee increases proposed for genealogical records by the U.S....

One week left

Speak out against USCIS fee hike! Today, December 23, there is just one week to go. One week to speak out. One week to say that a public agency raising fees for public records well beyond the reach of any average citizen is just not acceptable. One week to join The...

A little more time

Oppose the USCIS fee hikes The genealogical community has a little more time as it’s mobilizing to fight the extraordinary fee increases proposed by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency for its Genealogy Program and the records provided under it....

Records, not revenue

Opposing the fee hike Nobody with a functioning brain expects genealogy to be free. Yeah, yeah, The Legal Genealogist knows there are those who think it should be free — that having to buy copies of birth, marriage and death certificates and court documents and...