USCIS and the Legacy of Ellis Island – Video Documentary & Photos!

USCIS has released a new YouTube video documentary entitled, “USCIS and the Legacy of Ellis Island”. This documentary describes the operational history of USCIS at Ellis Island and is told from their employees’ point of view!

Ellis Island operated as the nations’ busiest Immigration inspection station from 1892 until 1954. They processed over 12 million immigrants in its 62 years of operation.


For a more detailed history of Ellis Island view the following:


Source of Information:, 4/26/18, USCIS Video:

USCIS and the Legacy of Ellis Island


The Statue of Liberty – Ellis Island Foundation, 2018, Web Site:

Ellis Island History, 4/26/18, News Release:

USCIS Premieres Video Highlighting its Historic Connections to Ellis Island, 10/3/18, History Stories:

Immigration at Ellis Island: Photos

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