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Dear Ms. Cooke,
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located 3 series about the Hungarian refugees in the Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (Record Group 85). For access to these series, please contact the National Archives at Washington, DC (RDT1) via email at email@example.com.
We also located 12 series in the U.S. Army and State Department records regarding the Hungarian refugees. For access to these series, please contact the National Archives at College Park (RDT2) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Were you asking how to order records from Hungary?
Hungarian civil registration began in 1895 (before that date, records were kept by churches). The Hungarian Embassy has a page which tells about how to order a birth or marriage record. I don’t know if there is a restriction on what years can be ordered. If the page needs translation into English, hit the British flag symbol next to the search bar on the upper right corner.
(I have never ordered any myself so am not sure how it goes. There may be a person/organization/social media group that could give you give you more information about this.)
The forms require specific information. I found a few documents that may help you fill them out. (You may already have these.)
Geza Kiss in the U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
25 Feb 1922
17 Dec 1989
Feb 1957: Name listed as GEZA KISS; 26 Jun 1987: Name listed as GEZA KISH
From FamilySearch.org (you need to sign up for a free account to access).
Click on the image. The form is 2 pages so make sure to check the next page, as well.
Geza Kiss Petition for Naturalization -- Massachusetts, United States Naturalization Records
Irene Kish Petition for Naturalization -- Massachusetts, United States Naturalization Records
Balatonőszöd and Kelevíz are both in the megye (county) of Somogy. FamilySearch has a lot of Hungarian civil registration records but, according to their catalog, they don’t have the ones you need, either online or on microfilm.