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NCJ Number: NCJ 196855     Find in a Library
Title: Assessing Measurement Techniques for Identifying Race, Ethnicity, and Gender: Observation-Based Data Collection in Airports and at Immigration Checkpoints
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Corporate Author: Humanalysis, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 01/2003
Page Count: 8
  Annotation: This report presents data collected about demographic characteristics of persons observed by Federal law enforcement officers.
Abstract: The Bureau of Justice Statistics working with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), contracted Humanalysis, Inc., of Orlando, Florida, to conduct observational studies at two sites: 1) Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) Border Patrol Checkpoint along Interstate 5 in San Clemente, California, and 2) the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. The electronic only report describes findings from both data collections and assesses the difficulties in implementing this kind of study. Tables, appendices
Main Term(s): Ethnic groups ; Gender determination
Index Term(s): Statistics ; Immigration Naturalization Service ; Border control ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America

Bureau of Transportation Statistics
US Dept of Transportation
United States of America
Contract Number: DTTS59-01-F-10151
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Statistics
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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