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The Changing Geography of American Immigration and its Effects on Violent Victimization: Evidence from the National Crime Victimization Survey, [United States], 1980-2012

Metadata Updated: February 13, 2023

These data are part of NACJD's Fast Track Release and are distributed as they were received from the data depositor. The files have been zipped by NACJD for release, but not checked or processed except for the removal of direct identifiers. Users should refer to the accompanying readme file for a brief description of the files available with this collection and consult the investigator(s) if further information is needed.This project used data from multiple sources-the area-identified National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS, 2008-2012), and data from other public data sources such as the American Community Survey (ACS) and the decennial Census data-to study how the changing geography of American immigration has influenced violent victimization among different racial and ethnic groups, particularly Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites.This collection includes three Stata data files:"Data_File1_county_foreignborn_1980_2010.dta" with 6 variables and 3,103 cases"Data_File2_county_variables_2007_2012.dta" with 19 variables and 18,618 cases"Data_File3_tract_variables_2007_2012.dta" with 16 variables and 440,083 cases.The area-identified NCVS data are only accessible through the Census Research Data Centers and could not be archived.

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Metadata Created Date August 18, 2021
Metadata Updated Date February 13, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOJ JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date August 18, 2021
Metadata Updated Date February 13, 2023
Publisher National Institute of Justice
Identifier 3405
Data First Published 2018-03-16T10:46:12
Language eng
Data Last Modified 2018-03-16T10:53:29
Rights These data are restricted due to the increased risk of violation of confidentiality of respondent and subject data.
Public Access Level restricted public
Bureau Code 011:21
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Harvest Object Id 46c772a8-67ea-4b2b-b5bc-206fcd5a4d3d
Harvest Source Id 3290e90a-116f-42fc-86ac-e65521ef3b68
Harvest Source Title DOJ JSON
Program Code 011:060
Publisher Hierarchy Office of Justice Programs > National Institute of Justice
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 56e70de06dc79fec8c095b95a7bfa92bee817cc0
Source Schema Version 1.1

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