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Immigration and Intergenerational Mobility in Metropolitan Los Angeles (IIMMLA), 2004 (ICPSR 22627)
Principal Investigator(s): Rumbaut, Rubén G., University of California-Irvine; Bean, Frank D., University of California-Irvine; Chávez, Leo R., University of California-Irvine; Lee, Jennifer, University of California-Irvine; Brown, Susan K., University of California-Irvine; DeSipio, Louis, University of California-Irvine; Zhou, Min, University of California-Los Angeles
These data are freely available.
Rumbaut, Rubén G., Frank D. Bean, Leo R. Chávez, Jennifer Lee, Susan K. Brown, Louis DeSipio, and Min Zhou. Immigration and Intergenerational Mobility in Metropolitan Los Angeles (IIMMLA), 2004. ICPSR22627-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-07-01. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR22627.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR22627.v1
This study was funded by:
- Russell Sage Foundation
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: bilingualism, citizenship, community involvement, community participation, cultural identity, education, educational background, employment, ethnic identity, family background, family history, family size, family structure, generations, household composition, household income, immigration, immigration status, income, job history, marital status, neighborhood characteristics, neighborhood conditions, occupational status, personal income, political attitudes, political awareness, public assistance programs, social services, socioeconomic status
Date of Collection:
Unit of Observation: individual
Universe: Young adults aged 20-39 from six foreign-born and foreign-parentage groups: Mexican, Vietnamese, Filipino, Korean, Chinese, and Central American (Guatemalan and Salvadoran), as well as native-born and native-parentage Mexican-Americans, and non-Hispanic Whites and Blacks, in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
Data collection for IIMMLA was subcontracted to and carried out by the Field Research Corporation, San Francisco, CA.
Sample: Multistage random sampling.
Mode of Data Collection: telephone interview
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
- Performed consistency checks.
- Standardized missing values.
- Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 2008-06-19
- 2008-07-01 Edits were made to the metadata record.
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