16 2016

Through the Golden Door--Immigration after the Civil War

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

Temple Adat Elohim 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
(818) 889-6616 publicity@jgscv.org

Contact Rosalie Bell
(818) 889-6616

America’s doors were open to all before the Civil War, with few restrictions. Afterwards, the laws began tightening, with exclusions, quotas, even required visas. How did the immigration laws affect your ancestors who immigrated after the Civil War? What hoops did they have to jump through to enter America’s “golden door”?

Speaker: Judy G. Russell, The Legal Genealogist. Judy G. Russell is a genealogist with a law degree. She writes, teaches and lectures on a wide variety of genealogical topics, ranging from using court records in family history to understanding DNA testing. A

Sponsor: JGSCV and Temple Adat Elohim