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Table 26. Nonimmigrant Admissions (I-94 Only) By Region And Country Of Citizenship: 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 26. Nonimmigrant Admissions (I-94 Only) By Region Of Citizenship: Fiscal Years 2012 To 2014
Region of Citizenship 2012 2013 2014
   Total 53,887,286 61,052,260 74,930,606
Africa 573,184 645,919 757,181
Asia 11,062,760 12,230,911 13,307,053
Europe 15,710,015 16,167,460 17,376,441
North America 19,996,738 24,561,055 35,589,531
Oceania 1,618,337 1,770,569 1,822,058
South America 4,651,162 5,511,558 6,052,610
Unknown 275,090 164,788 25,732

 

Table 26. Nonimmigrant Admissions (I-94 Only) By Country Of Citizenship: Fiscal Years 2012 To 2014
Country of Citizenship 2012 2013 2014
   Total 53,887,286 61,052,260 74,930,606
Afghanistan 2,772 2,837 4,150
Albania 7,942 7,889 8,746
Algeria 8,402 9,558 12,465
Andorra 1,176 1,271 1,611
Angola 10,592 12,617 14,715
Antigua and Barbuda 16,958 15,151 14,834
Argentina 646,929 744,864 768,469
Armenia 6,135 7,431 8,232
Australia2 1,331,669 1,453,814 1,480,170
Austria 232,276 237,429 247,122
Azerbaijan 6,464 7,162 7,347
Bahamas 251,759 244,650 240,451
Bahrain 6,181 7,341 8,849
Bangladesh 22,629 30,314 43,560
Barbados 59,032 58,558 61,052
Belarus 13,715 14,211 16,166
Belgium 310,111 315,611 334,279
Belize 24,184 25,327 26,577
Benin 3,056 2,821 3,266
Bhutan 662 633 1,034
Bolivia 44,658 50,838 55,100
Bosnia and Herzegovina 6,843 7,465 9,380
Botswana 2,580 2,381 2,623
Brazil 1,792,425 2,143,154 2,390,245
Brunei 1,747 2,022 2,106
Bulgaria 39,100 40,029 43,059
Burkina Faso 3,682 3,928 5,267
Burma 3,983 4,967 6,554
Burundi 1,424 1,740 1,732
Cambodia 3,628 4,898 4,752
Cameroon 9,495 9,639 11,673
Canada3 1,466,120 4,445,881 13,254,972
Cape Verde 1,520 3,140 4,544
Central African Republic 202 189 374
Chad 436 550 1,190
Chile 209,144 245,792 279,754
China4 1,756,747 2,098,801 2,555,896
Colombia 669,392 830,891 985,073
Comoros 123 158 247
Congo (Brazzaville)5 4,198 2,859 2,324
Congo (Kinshasa)6 1,430 3,861 6,973
Costa Rica 197,136 207,840 228,996
Cote d'Ivoire 2,661 5,219 7,742
Croatia 26,452 26,905 29,808
Cuba 21,197 34,615 43,737
Cyprus 9,789 8,699 10,582
Czech Republic 95,229 100,056 115,080
Denmark7 327,854 324,608 351,910
Djibouti 416 338 608
Dominica 5,528 6,783 7,060
Dominican Republic 276,562 280,563 304,683
East Timor - 34 226
Ecuador 230,644 268,332 337,494
Egypt 84,287 89,578 99,716
El Salvador 114,001 119,572 138,329
Equatorial Guinea 641 1,197 2,057
Eritrea 854 1,528 2,583
Estonia 18,868 20,942 24,733
Ethiopia 15,336 16,884 18,276
Fiji 13,084 13,996 14,977
Finland 154,994 161,020 173,365
France8 1,913,551 1,959,424 2,115,350
Gabon 2,546 2,792 2,971
Gambia 2,468 2,551 2,695
Georgia 6,128 6,628 9,102
Germany 2,308,207 2,359,681 2,448,591
Ghana 27,405 27,822 29,460
Greece 79,010 81,400 89,425
Grenada 11,163 10,674 10,872
Guatemala 216,670 224,006 252,586
Guinea 2,780 2,777 3,250
Guinea-Bissau 64 126 285
Guyana 34,970 39,412 43,549
Haiti 98,865 108,382 124,841
Holy See 118 130 136
Honduras 152,168 157,751 176,636
Hungary 75,947 81,213 91,102
Iceland 56,114 55,202 56,250
India 1,296,276 1,491,712 1,720,729
Indonesia 111,496 123,583 133,013
Iran 24,290 26,144 33,303
Iraq 12,215 17,077 23,858
Ireland 452,312 487,428 518,282
Israel 366,779 381,206 400,169
Italy 1,192,251 1,205,816 1,366,572
Jamaica 223,785 233,430 265,740
Japan 4,141,299 4,298,081 4,199,152
Jordan 35,620 38,867 44,886
Kazakhstan 21,249 22,422 26,066
Kenya 20,331 22,105 27,425
Kiribati 694 654 760
Korea, North9 24 59 84
Korea, South10 1,527,085 1,656,795 1,780,662
Kosovo NA NA 5,204
Kuwait 40,912 48,784 64,754
Kyrgyzstan 3,740 4,584 4,128
Laos 1,315 2,556 2,578
Latvia 20,748 22,330 23,871
Lebanon 36,527 42,775 50,632
Lesotho 532 524 639
Liberia 3,290 4,152 5,152
Libya 2,933 4,016 4,120
Liechtenstein 2,255 2,234 2,330
Lithuania 27,337 27,854 31,612
Luxembourg 15,519 15,785 16,260
Macedonia 9,520 9,436 9,855
Madagascar 1,145 1,265 1,699
Malawi 2,280 2,359 2,547
Malaysia 97,410 102,605 108,926
Maldives 368 420 559
Mali 3,370 3,806 4,331
Malta 6,301 6,379 6,751
Marshall Islands 148 176 261
Mauritania 1,086 1,303 1,953
Mauritius 5,632 5,892 7,095
Mexico 16,462,118 17,980,784 20,002,936
Micronesia, Federated States 258 209 130
Moldova 11,293 12,604 12,939
Monaco 1,270 1,194 1,210
Mongolia 10,399 11,819 14,013
Morocco11 27,765 30,618 34,910
Mozambique 1,764 2,278 2,729
Namibia 2,249 2,165 2,447
Nauru 120 85 110
Nepal 18,475 19,419 23,387
Netherlands12 785,029 781,198 814,560
New Zealand13 266,494 295,210 318,692
Nicaragua 56,380 59,296 65,866
Niger 1,312 1,583 1,566
Nigeria 121,177 157,509 197,750
Norway 300,258 320,842 345,154
Oman 5,729 7,794 10,717
Pakistan 69,222 78,246 102,953
Palau 282 136 90
Panama 132,615 143,365 153,115
Papua New Guinea 1,020 1,301 1,438
Paraguay 20,825 27,498 31,410
Peru 231,103 261,827 292,752
Philippines 327,757 358,961 404,566
Poland 149,046 168,854 207,179
Portugal 164,200 174,757 194,054
Qatar 12,210 15,894 18,740
Romania 76,255 82,238 94,041
Russia 299,911 364,116 413,011
Rwanda 4,168 4,074 5,039
Saint Kitts and Nevis 11,734 11,559 12,449
Saint Lucia 16,767 15,959 16,922
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 12,745 12,204 12,371
Samoa 1,812 2,021 2,137
San Marino 765 745 787
Sao Tome and Principe 45 77 120
Saudi Arabia 193,462 232,782 291,715
Senegal 9,824 10,518 11,390
Serbia and Montenegro 173 3,376 7,336
Seychelles 365 429 480
Sierra Leone 3,059 3,188 3,547
Singapore 161,576 162,922 168,686
Slovakia 46,597 49,173 54,303
Slovenia 24,803 22,977 26,152
Solomon Islands 344 411 342
Somalia 252 215 343
South Africa 127,973 135,400 148,243
South Sudan NA NA 528
Spain 882,313 934,322 1,044,430
Sri Lanka 21,072 23,015 26,816
Sudan 3,663 3,196 4,474
Suriname 10,642 12,618 13,316
Swaziland 664 863 1,129
Sweden 520,762 551,820 614,592
Switzerland 484,359 472,914 494,892
Syria 10,934 15,004 17,187
Taiwan 313,837 444,046 484,849
Tajikistan 1,975 1,709 1,836
Tanzania 7,731 7,635 8,665
Thailand 98,172 109,761 120,540
Togo 2,003 2,186 2,560
Tonga 2,016 2,202 2,561
Trinidad and Tobago 169,251 164,705 174,506
Tunisia 9,556 11,287 13,467
Turkey 175,933 192,113 214,958
Turkmenistan 1,171 1,345 1,777
Tuvalu 198 151 182
Uganda 8,926 9,398 10,308
Ukraine 82,565 87,913 100,877
United Arab Emirates 23,110 28,897 38,542
United Kingdom14 4,486,666 4,566,669 4,814,074
Uruguay 59,590 70,535 80,666
Uzbekistan 7,694 9,930 10,000
Vanuatu 198 203 208
Venezuela 700,840 815,797 774,782
Vietnam 63,383 73,913 93,986
Yemen 3,179 3,904 5,896
Zambia 4,585 4,887 5,441
Zimbabwe 8,906 8,738 10,048
Unknown 275,090 164,788 25,732

NA Not available.

X Not applicable.

D Data withheld to limit disclosure.

- Represents zero.

1Beginning in 2010 the number of I-94 nonimmigrant admissions greatly exceeds totals reported in previous years due to a more complete count of land admissions.

2Australia includes Australia, Norfolk Island, Christmas Island, and Cocos (Keeling) Island.

3The number of I-94 nonimmigrant admissions in 2013 and 2014 greatly exceeds totals reported in previous years due to a more complete count of Canadian air and sea admissions.

4China includes the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, and Macau.

5Congo (Brazzaville) refers to the Republic of the Congo.

6Congo (Kinshasa) refers to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

7Denmark includes Denmark, Faroe Islands, and Greenland.

8France includes France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, New Caledonia, Reunion, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, and Wallis and Futuna.

9North Korea refers to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

10South Korea refers to the Republic of Korea.

11Morocco includes Morocco and Western Sahara.

12Netherlands includes the Netherlands, Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, and Sint Maarten.

13New Zealand includes New Zealand, Cook Islands, Tokelau, and Niue.

14United Kingdom includes the United Kingdom, Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Montserrat, Pitcairn Islands, Saint Helena, and Turks and Caicos Islands.

Notes:
Admissions represent counts of events, i.e., arrivals, not unique individuals; multiple entries of an individual on the same day are counted as one admission.
The majority of short-term admissions from Canada and Mexico are excluded.

Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Last Published Date: November 18, 2016

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