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Longitudinal Surveys - Immigration

Longitudinal Study of Immigrants to Australia (LSIA)
THE LSIA is the most comprehensive survey of immigrants undertaken in Australia. There are two LSIA surveys: 1) Surveyed migrants arriving in Australia between 1993 and 1995 and 2) Surveyed migrants arriving between 1999 and 2000. There are LSIA publications on the Department of Immigration's publications page.

Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada (LSIC)
LSIC is designed to examine the first for years of people's lives when they migrate to Canada. The first wave of the data was released in 2003. Publications are available on the LSIC website.

Longitudinal Immigration Survey New Zealand (LisNZ)
LisNZ is scheduled to begin in 2004. Around 8000 migrants will be asked about their New Zealand settlement experience.

New Immigrant Survey (NIS)
NIS is a nationally representative multi-cohort longitudinal study of new legal immigrants and their children to the United States. The first full cohort (NIS-2003) sampled immigrants in the period May-November 2003. A follow up is planned for mid-2007. Publications are available on the NIS website.

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