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Table 14. Refugee Arrivals By Region And Country Of Nationality: Fiscal Years 2012 To 2014

The 2014 Yearbook of Immigration Statistics is a compendium of tables that provide data on foreign nationals who are granted lawful permanent residence (i.e., immigrants who receive a “green card”), admitted as temporary nonimmigrants, granted asylum or refugee status, or are naturalized. The Yearbook also presents data on immigration enforcement actions, including apprehensions and arrests, removals, and returns.

Table 14. Refugee Arrivals By Region Of Nationality: Fiscal Years 2012 To 2014
Region of Nationality 2012 2013 2014
   Total 58,179 69,909 69,975
Africa 10,629 15,984 17,501
Asia 44,416 48,840 47,197
Europe 908 482 818
North America 1,948 4,206 4,066
Oceania - - -
South America 130 233 252
Unknown 148 164 141

 

Table 14. Refugee Arrivals By Country Of Nationality: Fiscal Years 2012 To 2014
Country of Nationality 2012 2013 2014
   Total 58,179 69,909 69,975
Afghanistan 481 661 753
Angola - 6 -
Armenia 8 3 10
Azerbaijan 10 3 15
Belarus 83 10 46
Bhutan 15,070 9,134 8,434
Bosnia-Herzegovina - - -
Burma 14,160 16,299 14,598
Burundi 186 193 68
Cambodia 6 30 44
Cameroon 7 - 5
Central African Republic 136 318 25
Chad 12 32 21
China, People's Republic 54 101 53
Colombia 126 230 252
Congo, Democratic Republic 1,863 2,563 4,540
Congo, Republic 102 161 30
Cote d'Ivoire 33 20 42
Croatia - - -
Cuba 1,948 4,205 4,062
Egypt 13 3 21
Equatorial Guinea - - -
Eritrea 1,346 1,824 1,488
Estonia D - -
Ethiopia 620 765 728
Gambia D 11 D
Georgia 7 D 13
Haiti - - 4
Honduras - - -
Indonesia - - D
Iran 1,758 2,579 2,846
Iraq 12,163 19,487 19,769
Jordan 3 13 7
Kazakhstan 7 11 24
Kenya 23 5 21
Korea, North 22 17 8
Kuwait 3 12 12
Kyrgyzstan 49 19 8
Laos 21 - -
Latvia - - -
Liberia 69 94 31
Mauritania - - 4
Moldova 255 119 142
Nepal 47 34 47
Nigeria D D 4
Pakistan 274 158 240
Russia 197 125 139
Rwanda 157 139 45
Serbia - - -
Sierra Leone D 4 6
Somalia 4,911 7,608 9,000
South Sudan D 17 57
Sri Lanka 55 92 57
Sudan 1,077 2,160 1,315
Syria 31 36 105
Togo 26 18 26
Uganda 18 15 5
Ukraine 372 227 490
Uzbekistan 140 51 69
Vietnam 41 69 67
Yemen - 12 3
Zimbabwe 3 12 D
All other countries 31 37 D
Unknown1 148 164 141

X Not applicable.

D Data withheld to limit disclosure.

- Represents zero.

1Includes admissions from Palestinian Territory.

Note: Excludes Amerasian immigrants.

Source: U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM), Worldwide Refugee Admissions Processing System (WRAPS), Fiscal Years 2005 to 2014.

Last Published Date: November 18, 2016

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