Wage Change and Remittances among Salvadorean and Filipino Immigrants in Los Angeles
Jan 1, 1993
Getting the Facts
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Current data sources on immigration to the United States are insufficient. The authors examine the forces challenging the present immigration policy; the reason new data on immigration are needed; the feasibility of obtaining these data; and the use of field surveys to obtain more data. They stress the necessity of a well-trained, bilingual staff to conduct the survey and emphasize the need for confidentiality and sensitivity to increase participation by interviewees.
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