Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Justice. Immigration and Naturalization Service
This data collection contains information on the characteristics of aliens who became legal permanent residents of the United States in fiscal year 2000 (October 1999 through September 2000). Data are presented for two types of immigrants. The first category, New Arrivals, arrived from outside the United States with valid immigration visas issued by the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service. The second category, Adjustments, were already in the United States with temporary status and were adjusted to legal permanent residence through petition to the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service. Variables include port of entry, month and year of admission, class of admission, and state and area to which the immigrants were admitted. Demographic information such as age, sex, marital status, occupation, country of birth, country of last permanent residence, and nationality is also provided.
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United States Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service. IMMIGRANTS ADMITTED TO THE UNITED STATES, 2000. ICPSR03486-v2. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service [producer], 2002. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2007-11-27. doi:10.3886/ICPSR03486.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03486.v2
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: demographic characteristics, immigrants, immigration, immigration policy, immigration status, national identity, place of birth, population characteristics, population migration, population trends
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: All aliens who became legal permanent residents of the United States in fiscal year 2000.
Data Types: administrative records data
records of the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service
Original ICPSR Release: 2002-11-22
- 2007-11-27 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files, and SAS and Stata supplemental syntax files were added to this data collection.
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