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Sociology 190: Immigration: Public Opinion, Politics & Media

American Sociological Association (ASA) Style

Although there is not a requred specific citation format for this course, it is important to be consistent with your citations (both in-text and your bibliography). The format for Sociology as a discipline is the American Sociological Association (ASA) style.

HOW TO CITE CENSUS and DHS/INS Data

Suggested citation information for statistical tables on "stock" data (either decennial census or ACS) obtained through American FactFinder,can be found here.

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Example citation for Yearbook of Immigration Statistics data,

United States. Department of Homeland Security. Table 2. Persons Obtaining Legal Permanent Resident Status by Region and Selected Country of Last Residence: Fiscal Years 1820-2011. Yearbook of Immigration Statistics: 2011. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Immigration Statistics, 2012.

Using other Citation Formats

Citing Roper Center Data

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Wes Fiorentino
Wes is on leave for the Fall Semester. For research support or instruction please contact Ari Gofman for Psychology or Elliot Brandow for Child Study & Human Development, Education, Sociology, and Anthropology.