California, San Pedro, Immigration Office Special Inquiry Records, 1930-1936 is a free collection at FamilySearch with a name-searchable index as well as browsable images of records for people who were being held for Boards of Special Inquiry at the San Pedro California, Immigration Office.
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What Can I Learn from Immigration Records?
These records may include:
- Name of ship
- Port of embarkation
- Date and seaport of entry
- Final destination
- Whether or not ticket to final destination
- Name of passenger
- Birth place
- Age in years and months
- Civil status
- Whether or not can read and write
- Last permanent residence
- Who paid for passage
- Declaration of money in possession
- Whether or not has been in U. S. before
- Whether or not passenger has been in prison
- Whether or not passenger is a polygamist
- Name and address of relative or friend passenger plans to join
- Whether or not under contract to labor
- General condition and statement of health
- Description of passenger
How Can Immigration Records Help Me Find Other Records?
- Use the record to learn the place of origin and find vital records such as birth, baptism, and marriage
- Use the information found in the record to find land and probate records
- Use the record to see if other family members who may have immigrated with the person
- Search for the family in census records