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Table 18. Individuals Granted Asylum Affirmatively By Relationship To Principal Applicant And Sex, Age, And Marital Status: Fiscal Year 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 18. Individuals Granted Asylum Affirmatively By Relationship To Principal Applicant And Sex: Fiscal Year 2014
Characteristic Total Principal applicants Dependents
Spouses Children
   Total 14,758 10,023 1,995 2,740
Male 7,531 4,917 1,166 1,448
Female 7,227 5,106 829 1,292

 

Table 18. Individuals Granted Asylum Affirmatively By Relationship To Principal Applicant And Age: Fiscal Year 2014
Characteristic Total Principal applicants Dependents
Spouses Children
   Total 14,758 10,023 1,995 2,740
Under 1 year 11 - - 11
1 to 4 years 535 D - D
5 to 9 years 892 11 - 881
10 to 14 years 749 D D 688
15 to 19 years 1,037 520 D D
20 to 24 years 1,514 1,322 82 110
25 to 29 years 2,427 2,076 D D
30 to 34 years 2,337 1,887 D D
35 to 39 years 1,800 1,440 360 -
40 to 44 years 1,375 1,093 282 -
45 to 49 years 868 668 200 -
50 to 54 years 504 398 106 -
55 to 59 years 302 233 69 -
60 to 64 years 162 132 30 -
65 to 74 years 181 128 53 -
75 years and over 64 53 11 -

 

Table 18. Individuals Granted Asylum Affirmatively By Relationship To Principal Applicant And Broad Age Groups: Fiscal Year 2014
Characteristic Total Principal applicants Dependents
Spouses Children
   Total 14,758 10,023 1,995 2,740
Under 16 years 2,345 D D 2,237
16 to 20 years 1,136 D D 456
21 years and over 11,277 9,241 1,989 47

 

Table 18. Individuals Granted Asylum Affirmatively By Relationship To Principal Applicant And Marital Status: Fiscal Year 2014
Characteristic Total Principal applicants Dependents
Spouses Children
   Total 14,758 10,023 1,995 2,740
Single 7,095 4,355 - 2,740
Married 6,876 4,881 1,995 -
Widowed 214 214 - -
Divorced/separated 570 570 - -
Unknown 3 3 - -

D Data withheld to limit disclosure.

- Represents zero.

Note: Data not available for individuals granted asylum defensively.

Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Refugee, Asylum, and Parole System (RAPS).

Last Published Date: November 18, 2016

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