New Immigrant Survey (ICPSR 174)

Principal Investigator(s): Jasso, Guillermina, New York University; Massey, Douglas S., Princeton University; Rosenzweig, Mark R., Yale University; Smith, James P., RAND


The New Immigrant Survey (NIS) is a panel survey of a nationally repesentative sample of new legal immigrants to the United States based on probability samples of administrative records of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

Access Notes

  • These data are not available from DSDR. Users should consult the data owners directly (via New Immigrant Survey) for details on obtaining these resources.

Study Description


This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    acculturation, child health, children, demographic characteristics, educational background, employment, family background, family life, financial assets, health care costs, health insurance, health status, household composition, immigrants, immigration, immigration policy, income, job history, parent child relationship, population dynamics, population migration, religion

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Data Collection Notes:

These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly for details on obtaining the data and documentation

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