German physicist Albert Einstein arrived in the United States on March 23, 1921 in the company of his wife Elsa. They traveled first class on board the SS Rotterdam. Albert is listed at age 43 with the occupation of professor. He is listed as a citizen of Switzerland but with his last known residence being Berlin, Germany. His race is listed as Hebrew. The closest relative listed in his country of origin is his brother, Mr. R. Einstein, residing at Haberlanstrasse 5 in Berlin. His final destination is listed as New York, NY.
The passage for him and his wife was paid for by himself. He had never previously been to the United States. His contact in New York is listed as "friends" and detailed as the Zionist Organization of America, listed at 55 5th Avenue in New York. The intended length of stay is listed at five weeks with a notation that he does not intend to become a citizen of the United States. He is listed as 5'4" with grayish hair and brown eyes. His place of birth is listed as Ulm, Germany.
His wife Elsa is listed as 45 years old with no occupation and a citizen of Switzerland. Her race is listed as Hebrew and her last place of residence is listed as Berlin, Germany. Her height is listed as 5'4", and she had gray hair and blue eyes. Her birthplace is listed as Hechingen, Germany.
- ever in prison or almshouse or institution for the care and treatment of the insane or supported by charity
- whether a polygamist
- whether an anarchist
- whether a person who believes in or advocate the overthrow by force or violence of the government of the United States
- whether coming by reason of any offer, solicitation, promise, or agreement, expressed or implied, to labor in the United States
- whether aliens had been previously deported within one year
He would later come back to the United States permanently. In 1933 he was visiting in the US when Adolph Hitler came to power. He never returned to his home in Berlin, settling in the United States and becoming a citizen in 1940.