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The largest community of Carpatho-Rusyns living beyond the Carpathians is found in the United States. Today there are approximately 600,000 Americans of Carpatho-Rusyn origin. A valuable discussion on Carpatho-Rusyn immigration can be found in:

Petr Kokhanik (1880-1969), describes the beginning of immigration and (mostly Orthodox) religious life at that time, in his:

The beginnings of the conversion of Carpatho-Rusyns to Orthodoxy can be also traced in:

The fate of Greek-Catholic Rusyns could be researched in an anthology of documents, which was compiled by John Slivka (1899-1986),

Several documents describe the activity of American Carpatho-Rusyn and Galician Russophiles:

One document tells about Hungarian interest in American Rusyns: Hungary Exposed:Secret State Document reveal[s] the plotting of that Government in the United States. American Slovaks and Ruthenians...to be the victims, [New York, 1907?].

On the political activity of Transcarpathian Rusyns during the turbulent period after the First World War see:

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