ERIC Number: EJ583048
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Language Skill Definition: A Study of Legalized Aliens.
Chiswick, Barry R.; Miller, Paul W.
International Migration Review, v 32 n4 p877-901 Win 1998
Analyzes measures of language skills of legalized aliens using data from the Legalized Population Survey (LPS) of aliens who received amnesty under the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act. Includes self-assessed overall speaking skills, speaking and reading in specific situations, and perceptions of the impact of language skills on job opportunities. (MMU)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Research supported by Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor.