•   When did you come to live in the United States?
[For anyone who reported being born outside the United States.]

SOURCES: http://www.census.gov/acs/www/methodology/questionnaire_archive/ and http://www.census.gov/cps/methodology/questions.html.

Mexican Census—Basic Questionnaire (2010)

Individual questionnaire. Questions on migration:

•   For all individuals in the household: In what state of Mexico or in what country was (NAME) born?

ο   In the state of residence

ο   In other state

ο   In the United States

ο   In other country (specify)

•   For all individuals 5 years and older in the household: Five years ago, in June 2005, in what state of Mexico or in what country was (NAME) living?

ο   In the same state

ο   In other state

ο   In the United States

ο   In other country (specify)

•   For all individuals in the household: In what state of Mexico or in what country was (NAME) born?

ο   In the state of residence

ο   In other state

ο   In the United States

ο   In other country (specify)

•   For all individuals 5 years and older in the household: Five years ago, in June 2005, in what state of Mexico or in what country was (NAME) living?

ο   In the same state

ο   In other state

ο   In the United States

ο   In other country (specify)

Mexican Census Sample—Long Questionnaire (2010)

Individual questionnaire. Questions on migration:

•   (Same as basic questionnaire)

Special module on international migration:

•   During the last 5 years, that is, from June 2005 up to today, has somebody currently living with you or who lived with you (in this dwelling) left to live in another country? [Yes or No.]

•   How many people?

•   For each person mentioned:

ο   When (NAME) left the last time, was he/she living with you? [Yes or No.]

ο   Gender of (NAME)

ο   Age of (NAME) when he/she left the last time (in years)

ο   In what month and year did (NAME) go to live in another country the last time?



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