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Immigrants Admitted to the United States, 1998 (ICPSR 2956) RSS

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Summary:

This data collection contains information on the characteristics of aliens who became legal permanent residents of the United States in fiscal year 1998 (October 1997 through September 1998). 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.

Series: Immigrants Admitted to the United States Series

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Citation

U.S. Dept. of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service. IMMIGRANTS ADMITTED TO THE UNITED STATES, 1998. ICPSR02956-v3. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service [producer], 2000. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-03-19. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02956.v3

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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

Time Period:  

  • 1997-10-01--1998-09-30

Date of Collection:  

  • 1997-10-01--1998-09-30

Universe:   All aliens who became legal permanent residents of the United States in fiscal year 1998.

Data Types:   administrative records data

Methodology

Data Source:

records of the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service

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Version History:

  • 2008-03-19 Missing variables V13 and V14, have been added to this data collection. Variables V1, V2, V3, V4, V6, V8, V13, V14,V15, V17, V18, V21 have been converted from string to numeric. Variable V19 has been blanked for confidentiality reasons.
  • 2007-08-15 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files, and SAS and Stata supplemental files have been added to this data collection.

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