• Immigrants awaiting inspection in front of Ellis Island's Main Building

    Ellis Island

    Part of Statue of Liberty National Monument NJ,NY

Our Staff & Offices

Immigration & Naturalization staff

Immigration & Naturalization Staff

Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection

All official inquiries, inquiries and comments should be directed to:

Write to: National Park Service, Statue of Liberty National Monument, Liberty Island, NY, NY 10004. Attn: Superintendent

E-mail the park.

General Information Line: 212 363-3200 (voicemail only)

Media Relations: 917-299-3843

Fax: 212 363-6304 (land lines are not currently working - no fax)

Deaf and hard-of-hearing visitors can utilize the services of NY/NJ relay at 711.

Did You Know?

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Many government agencies have administered the Ellis Island immigration depot. The Bureau of Immigration, later called the Immigration & Naturalization Service (INS), inspected immigrants. The agency was restructured in 2003 under the new Department of Homeland Security and is now 3 entities : U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Citizenship and Immigration Services.