Ancestry.com is offering free access to select immigration and border crossing records. Free access expires March 17, 2013 at midnight ET.
Immigration Collections include:
New York Passenger Lists 1820-1957
California Passenger and Crew Lists 1882-1957
Canadian Passenger Lists, 1986-1935
Titanic Survivors, Carpathia Passenger List 1912
UK Outward Ship Passenger Lists, 1890-1960
Hawaii Passenger Lists, 1941-1948
Honolulu, Hawaii Passenger and Crew Lists 1900-1959
Australian Convict Transportation Registers-Other Fleets and Ships 1791-1868
Border Crossings from Canada to us 1895-1954
Border Crossings from Mexico to US 1895-1957
US Passport Applications 1795-1925
Detroit Border Crossings and Passenger and Crew Lists 1905-1957
US Consular Posts, Emergency Passport Applications, 1915-1926
You will have to register –its free. Name, email and password.
If you access one of the collections that are not being offered free through Ancestry- you will be offered a paid subscription but will not be able to view the records for free.