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Immigrants Admitted to the United States, Transitional Quarter 1976 (ICPSR 8957)

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This data collection contains information on the characteristics of aliens who became legal permanent residents of the United States in the transitional quarter of fiscal year 1976. (This transitional quarter, July-September 1976, is the period in which the Federal Government was making the transition from a July-June fiscal year to an October-September fiscal year.) Data are presented for two types of immigrants. The first category, New Arrivals, arrived from outside the United States with valid immigrant visas issued by the United States Department of State. Those in 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 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.

Series: Immigrants Admitted to the United States Series

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Study Description


U.S. Dept. of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service. IMMIGRANTS ADMITTED TO THE UNITED STATES, TRANSITIONAL QUARTER 1976. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service [producer], 1976. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1988.

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   demographic characteristics, immigration, immigration policy, immigration status, immigrants, national identity, place of birth, population characteristics, population migration, population trends

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1976-07--1976-09

Data Types:   event/transaction data


Data Source:

United States Immigration and Naturalization Service. Statistical Analysis Branch.


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