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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
CharacteristicTotalPrincipal applicantsDependents
SpousesChildren
   Total14,75810,0231,9952,740
Male7,5314,9171,1661,448
Female7,2275,1068291,292

 

Table 18. Individuals Granted Asylum Affirmatively By Relationship To Principal Applicant And Age: Fiscal Year 2014
CharacteristicTotalPrincipal applicantsDependents
SpousesChildren
   Total14,75810,0231,9952,740
Under 1 year11--11
1 to 4 years535D-D
5 to 9 years89211-881
10 to 14 years749DD688
15 to 19 years1,037520DD
20 to 24 years1,5141,32282110
25 to 29 years2,4272,076DD
30 to 34 years2,3371,887DD
35 to 39 years1,8001,440360-
40 to 44 years1,3751,093282-
45 to 49 years868668200-
50 to 54 years504398106-
55 to 59 years30223369-
60 to 64 years16213230-
65 to 74 years18112853-
75 years and over645311-

 

Table 18. Individuals Granted Asylum Affirmatively By Relationship To Principal Applicant And Broad Age Groups: Fiscal Year 2014
CharacteristicTotalPrincipal applicantsDependents
SpousesChildren
   Total14,75810,0231,9952,740
Under 16 years2,345DD2,237
16 to 20 years1,136DD456
21 years and over11,2779,2411,98947

 

Table 18. Individuals Granted Asylum Affirmatively By Relationship To Principal Applicant And Marital Status: Fiscal Year 2014
CharacteristicTotalPrincipal applicantsDependents
SpousesChildren
   Total14,75810,0231,9952,740
Single7,0954,355-2,740
Married6,8764,8811,995-
Widowed214214--
Divorced/separated570570--
Unknown33--

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 Updated: 11/18/2016
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