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					     Table 2. Human Capital, Modes of Incorporation, Present Situation, and Expectations of Immigrant Parents, 1995-19

Nationality           Percent    Percent College       Mode of         Annual         Percent in        Percent
                     Less than     Graduates 1      Incorporation 2   Average        Professional,       Intact
                       High                                            Family         Executive        Families 3
                      School 1                                        Incomes        Occupations

                       CPS        CPS       CILS                        CILS        CPS       CILS       CILS
Chinese                 4.4        64.3      41.9      Neutral        $58,627        47.9     20.3        76.7

Cuban                   38.3       19.4      20.9      Positive       $48,266        23.3     19.1        58.8

Filipino                12.0       44.8      45.5      Neutral        $49,007        28.5     16.8        79.4

Haitian                 35.5       12.6      9.3       Negative       $16,394          -       9.3        44.9

Jamaican, West          20.7       18.0      20.0      Negative       $39,102        24.7     22.3        43.4
Indian
Laotian,                45.3       12.3      2.6       Positive       $25,696        14.7      1.8        70.8
Cambodian
Mexican                 69.8         3.7     2.6       Negative       $22,442        5.1       2.9        59.5

Nicaraguan              39.6       14.1      32.5      Negative       $32,376        7.2      17.0        62.8

Vietnamese              30.8       15.3      7.6       Positive       $26,822        12.9      5.6        73.5

1
    For persons 16 years or older.
2
    Modes of incorporation are defined and exemplified as follows:
     Positive: Refugees and asylees receiving government resettlement assistance.
     Neutral: Non-black immigrants admitted for legal permanent residence.
     Negative: Black immigrants and those nationalities with large proportions of unauthorized (illegal) entrants.
3
    Children living with both biological parents.
4
    Among those parents expecting their child to graduate from college.

Sources: CILS 1995-96 parents' survey; merged 1994-97 Current Population Surveys (CPS).
ations of Immigrant Parents, 1995-1996

               Percent      Percent Expects
            Expects Child    Child to Earn a
             to Graduate     Post-Graduate
               College          Degree 4
                CILS             CILS
                87.8              69.2

                74.3              61.0

                92.2              33.0

                76.7              65.2

                80.8              55.2

                57.1              38.5

                54.5              39.2

                73.3              55.0

                86.9              18.8

				
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