New Mexico Naturalization and Citizenship

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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Naturalization and Citizenship|U.S. Naturalizations]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New Mexico|New Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New_Mexico_Naturalization_and_Citizenship|Naturalizations]]''
  
The Spanish Archives and the Mexican Archives contain naturalization records for the years that Spain and Mexico governed the area. These are described in [[New Mexico Genealogy]]. The Mexican Archives also has some naturalization papers from the 1870s to 1912.
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== Availability  ==
  
For records after 1850 also contact the county clerk or the clerk of the nearest district court of New Mexico. The Family History Library does not have copies of these records. Declarations and petitions filed between 1882 and 1917 in the seven U.S. judicial district courts for the Territory of New Mexico are at the National Archives—[http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/ Rocky Mountain Region] (Denver).
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The Spanish Archives and the Mexican Archives contain naturalization records for the years that Spain and Mexico governed the area. The Mexican Archives also has some naturalization papers from the 1870s to 1912.  
  
=== Post-1906 Records ===
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For records after 1850, contact the county clerk or the clerk of the nearest district court of New Mexico. The Family History Library does not have copies of these records. Declarations and petitions filed between 1882 and 1917 in the seven U.S. judicial district courts for the Territory of New Mexico are at the [[National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)|National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)]].
  
In 1906 the Immigration and Naturalization Service (now United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) was created, forms were standardized and duplicate copies of naturalization records were created by the courts and sent to the INS. For access to these records, download a FOIA (Freedom of Information Form Act) form from [http://www.uscis.gov www.uscis.gov], fill it out and send it to the address listed on the form. 
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== Post-1906 Records  ==
  
=== Websites ===
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In 1906 the Immigration and Naturalization Service (now United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) was created, forms were standardized and duplicate copies of naturalization records were created by the courts and sent to the INS. For access to these records, use the [http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.eb1d4c2a3e5b9ac89243c6a7543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=d21f3711ca5ca110VgnVCM1000004718190aRCRD&vgnextchannel=d21f3711ca5ca110VgnVCM1000004718190aRCRD Genealogy Program] at [http://www.uscis.gov www.uscis.gov]. 
  
http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/
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*[http://www.archives.gov/ National Archives]. See [http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/085.html "Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service"]
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[[Category:New_Mexico]]
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*[[National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)]]. See also the [http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/ National Archives at Denver] website.
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== References  ==
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*''[[New Mexico]] Research Outline. ''Salt Lake City,&nbsp;Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., Family&nbsp;History&nbsp;Department, 1998, 2001. (NOTE: All of the information from the original research outline has been imported into the FamilySearch Wiki and is being updated as time permits.)
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[[Category:New_Mexico|Naturalization]]

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Contents

Availability

The Spanish Archives and the Mexican Archives contain naturalization records for the years that Spain and Mexico governed the area. The Mexican Archives also has some naturalization papers from the 1870s to 1912.

For records after 1850, contact the county clerk or the clerk of the nearest district court of New Mexico. The Family History Library does not have copies of these records. Declarations and petitions filed between 1882 and 1917 in the seven U.S. judicial district courts for the Territory of New Mexico are at the National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver).

Post-1906 Records

In 1906 the Immigration and Naturalization Service (now United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) was created, forms were standardized and duplicate copies of naturalization records were created by the courts and sent to the INS. For access to these records, use the Genealogy Program at www.uscis.gov

Websites

References

  • New Mexico Research Outline. Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., Family History Department, 1998, 2001. (NOTE: All of the information from the original research outline has been imported into the FamilySearch Wiki and is being updated as time permits.)