Holdings Information for: RDS Study 3035-02

Immigrants Admitted to the United States, 2002


demographic characteristics


immigration policy

immigration status


national identity

place of birth

population characteristics

population migration

population trends

Principal Investigator(s):

United States Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service


This data collection contains information on the characteristics of aliens who became legal permanent residents of the United States in fiscal year 2002 (October 2001 through September 2002). Data are presented for two types of immigrants. The first category, New Arrivals, is for those who arrived from outside the United States with valid immigration visas issued by the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service. The second category, Adjustments, is for those 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.

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