Immigration Statistics: Information Gaps, Quality Issues Limit Utility of Federal Data to Policymakersby Eric M. Larson
Pub. Date: 04/01/1999
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company
Relevant demographic, statistical information can inform policy decisions on immigration, but concerns continue to be expressed about an apparent lack of such information. There have been repeated indications that statistics that could inform key debates are lacking, misleading, or otherwise inadequate. This report studies policy-related needs for demographic, statistical information on immigration; reports on federal statistics that address those needs, includes what is known about the quality of those statistics; identifies data gaps; & suggests strategies for improving statistics. Charts & tables.
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