What other ports did Italian immigrants enter the U.S.?

When looking for ports of entry for your immigrant family, the statistics clearly indicate New York as a logical choice. Consider, though, other possible gateways to America when you are not able to find your ancestor’s name in the New York Passenger Arrival indices.

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If Not Through New York, Then Where?

Other possible gateways

Baltimore, Maryland

Boston, Massachusetts

Galveston, Texas

New Bedford, Massachusetts

New Orleans, Louisiana

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

San Francisco, California

If the immigrants first entered Canada they often then entered the United States through:

Chicago, Illinois

Cleveland, Ohio

Detroit, Michigan

Duluth, Minnesota

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956

Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1924