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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 262–272.
Published: 01 March 1967
... to be inadequate. Hence, data based on visas surrendered at the port of entry must be the principal source of immigration estimates. These data have their limitations because (1) they do not cover net arrivals of citizens from abroad and from Puerto Rico, (2) they do not report departures of aliens, and (3...
Demography (2022) 59 (3): 1071–1092.
Published: 01 June 2022
... and permanent residents. Drawing on data from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Mexican Migration Project, we specify multinomial event-history models to predict the likelihood of departure on first and later trips via four entry categories: no documents, noncompliant tourist visas, temporary...
Demography (2007) 44 (3): 649–668.
Published: 01 August 2007
... visas to the United States were no longer available to FSU immigrants. The nal section of the paper discusses the results and their implications. DATA To analyze FSU immigrants who came to the United States, we use the 5% 1980, 1990, and 2000 Public Use Microdata les (PUMS) of the U.S. census...
Demography (1986) 23 (3): 291–311.
Published: 01 August 1986
... combine longitudinal data on the 1971 cohort of legal immigrants and data from the 1970 Census Public Use Tapes. The results suggest that the actual multipliers differ importantly by visa category and that they are substantially lower than the potential multipliers and lower as well than previously...
Demography (2017) 54 (2): 603–630.
Published: 13 March 2017
... of the former Soviet Union, which is recorded as a single entity in the data set. This no doubt reduces any discrepancies between the two series. 8 The single exception to this is our inclusion of H1-B visa data for the United States. 9 Therefore, our estimates for countries adopting...
Demography (2000) 37 (1): 127–138.
Published: 01 February 2000
... of administrative records of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). The NIS-P links survey information about immigrants’ pre- and post-immigration labor market, schooling, and migratory experiences with data available from INS administrative records, including the visa type under which the immigrant...
Demography (2012) 49 (2): 425–447.
Published: 16 March 2012
... in the former Soviet Union awarded permanent residency by major visa entry category and year (in thousands), 1980–2006. Data are based on year granted permanent residency, which may not reflect actual year of entry to the United States. Some refugees initially enter the United States on a temporary refugee visa...
Demography (2020) 57 (2): 705–726.
Published: 20 March 2020
...-related surveys: (1) cross-sectionality, with a lack of pertinent information on individual immigrants’ dynamics; (2) small sample sizes, which limited the number of immigrant groups that could be analyzed; and (3) missing data on crucial variables, such as specific visa categories, in earlier surveys...
Includes: Supplementary data
Demography (2012) 49 (1): 219–237.
Published: 13 December 2011
... mobility of workers while on a temporary visa. In this article, we estimate the wage gain to employment-based immigrants from acquiring permanent U.S. residency. We use data from the New Immigrant Survey (2003) and implement a difference-in-difference propensity score matching estimator. We find...
Published: 16 March 2012
Fig. 1 Number of immigrants born in the former Soviet Union awarded permanent residency by major visa entry category and year (in thousands), 1980–2006. Data are based on year granted permanent residency, which may not reflect actual year of entry to the United States. Some refugees initially More
Demography (2010) 47 (3): 801–820.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., employers wishing to hire skilled foreigners have made extensive use of nonimmigrant visa categories. Of these visas, the H-1B is the only one subject to an annual cap set by Congress. With data from the Immigrant Visa Control and Reporting Division of the Department of State,4 Figure 1 shows the number...
Demography (2019) 56 (1): 1–24.
Published: 05 December 2018
... large cities or states. In studies using survey data, respondents who said they were not citizens or legal permanent residents (and in some cases, also not temporary visa holders) were identified as unauthorized. In studies of administrative data sources, unauthorized immigrants were identified...
Includes: Supplementary data
Demography (1975) 12 (2): 179–191.
Published: 01 May 1975
... presence into de jure immigrant status under the full provisions of the law. Table 5 presents data on the use of adjustment by temporary workers and students (F, Hand J visa holders). The base number excludes Cuban refugee adjustments, which still are not negligible (about 20,913 in 1973) but nowhere near...
Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1513–1542.
Published: 25 August 2015
..., race, age at arrival in the United States, and human capital. For example, controlling a rich set of human capital and demographic characteristics, some migrants—such as those from South Africa/Zimbabwe and Cape Verde, who typically enter on employment visas—earn substantial premiums relative to other...
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Demography (2003) 40 (3): 437–450.
Published: 01 August 2003
... their visas. Visa overstays are believed to account for about half the unauthorized aliens present in the United States, although among Mexicans and Central Americans, the share is estimated to be much lower, between 16% and 26%. However, as Bean et al. (1990) noted, INS data on apprehensions are likely...
Demography (1976) 13 (1): 83–104.
Published: 01 February 1976
..., immigration is managed primarily by two governmental departments. The Visa Office, which han- dles the issuing of visas, is part of the Bureau of Security and Consular Affairs of the Department of State. Other matters pertaining to immigrants are handled by the Immigration and Naturalization Serv- ice...
Demography (1971) 8 (2): 157–169.
Published: 01 May 1971
... numbers not used by each country would go into a general visa pool to be used by pref- erence immigrants from countries with waiting lists. It was hoped that this pro- cedure would reduce backlogs in over- subscribed countries so that on the first day of fiscal year 1969, few persons, if any, would still...
Demography (2016) 53 (5): 1429–1451.
Published: 13 September 2016
... lead to longer stays, increased settlement, and changing transnational family practices. Yet, no study has explored changes in the transnational family structures of Mexico-U.S. migrants that span the era of border militarization. Using data from the National Agricultural Workers Survey, we document...
Demography (2004) 41 (4): 721–738.
Published: 01 November 2004
... country, either as an independent variable or, at least, as a control. Hence, most national censuses and surveys contain questions to ascertain the place of birth and year of arrival of foreign-born persons; and most analyses based on such data include a variable labeled time since arrival...
Demography (2011) 48 (1): 241–265.
Published: 03 March 2011
...Irma T. Elo; Neil K. Mehta; Cheng Huang Abstract Using the 5% Public Use Micro Data Sample (PUMS) from the 2000 U.S. census, we examine differences in disability among eight black subgroups distinguished by place of birth and Hispanic ethnicity. We found that all foreign-born subgroups reported...