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Table 28. Nonimmigrant Admissions (I-94 Only) By Selected Category Of Admission And Region And Country Of Citizenship: 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 28. Nonimmigrant Admissions (I-94 Only) By Selected Category Of Admission And Region Of Citizenship: Fiscal Year 2014
Region of CitizenshipTotalTourists and Business TravelersStudents and Exchange Visitors3Temporary Workers and Families4Diplomats and Other Represen-tatives5All Other ClassesUnknown
Visa Waiver1Other2
   Total74,930,60622,305,75745,213,3562,395,4243,398,961421,1441,158,87437,090
Africa757,181X622,47253,77826,86342,06311,202803
Asia13,307,0535,732,9535,248,5491,202,959817,079108,634183,66913,210
Europe17,376,44114,870,2101,262,039402,705590,749142,915105,3502,473
North America35,589,531X32,352,300562,4301,778,82669,295818,3828,298
Oceania1,822,0581,652,35357,29122,71267,37015,0776,979276
South America6,052,61050,2415,656,202147,805117,10942,57132,6326,050
Unknown25,732X14,5033,0359655896605,980

 

Table 28. Nonimmigrant Admissions (I-94 Only) By Selected Category Of Admission And Country Of Citizenship: Fiscal Year 2014
Country of CitizenshipTotalTourists and Business TravelersStudents and Exchange Visitors3Temporary Workers and Families4Diplomats and Other Represen-tatives5All Other ClassesUnknown
Visa Waiver1Other2
   Total74,930,60622,305,75745,213,3562,395,4243,398,961421,1441,158,87437,090
Afghanistan4,150X2,3806753066537426
Albania8,746X6,83997230646513925
Algeria12,465X10,7625512837259747
Andorra1,6111,38349321004043
Angola14,715X11,0422,0167578582616
Antigua and Barbuda14,834X13,9183691113101188
Argentina768,469X730,0899,34320,4106,0561,950621
Armenia8,232X6,26055055759325616
Australia61,480,1701,361,88627,47217,06559,99710,4773,21261
Austria247,122226,4934,9216,0867,0272,09848512
Azerbaijan7,347X5,2811,000367645486
Bahamas240,451X229,7776,8486951,3561,642133
Bahrain8,849X7,2591,15164360114
Bangladesh43,560X34,3425,4211,4761,72856033
Barbados61,052X58,80365947671635147
Belarus16,166X13,3288781,0722726124
Belgium334,279309,1254,7555,51510,9803,40448713
Belize26,577X24,1085882605921,01811
Benin3,266X2,26935548569187
Bhutan1,034X58119722215DD
Bolivia55,100X49,8672,2251,1601,25855832
Bosnia and Herzegovina9,380X6,96694226641677713
Botswana2,623X1,88330666308573
Brazil2,390,245X2,275,58860,04636,6589,4547,4861,013
Brunei2,1061,251159133D49148D
Bulgaria43,059X27,8998,1832,3941,0753,45949
Burkina Faso5,267X3,672791115587DD
Burma6,554X4,0131,3101474176589
Burundi1,732X92726758451DD
Cambodia4,752X3,3956388233529210
Cameroon11,673X8,6681,0364431,36115114
Canada713,254,972X11,289,743259,5681,030,10416,690657,2211,646
Cape Verde4,544X4,1151181514512130
Central African Republic374X2023110106718
Chad1,190X71784233588-
Chile279,75450,241204,4589,3837,3563,7522,0732,491
China8,92,555,8963,0651,998,237460,47663,6367,92712,53310,022
Colombia985,073X924,91624,29218,30110,4596,601504
Comoros247X12314D105D-
Congo (Brazzaville)102,324X1,44929994465710
Congo (Kinshasa)116,973X5,152756769294812
Costa Rica228,996X219,6003,1733,3371,4621,38638
Cote d'Ivoire7,742X5,5581,0631518579914
Croatia29,808X21,3761,8841,2975764,66510
Cuba43,737X41,998123447535415219
Cyprus10,582X9,030919358213DD
Czech Republic115,08088,70016,1115,5983,1011,1953705
Denmark12351,910323,2716,0817,55910,2254,07266735
Djibouti608X39316D1905D
Dominica7,060X6,180261931783453
Dominican Republic304,683X285,2995,6267,3541,7584,346300
East Timor226X3147D143DD
Ecuador337,494X322,2747,9693,0422,1271,753329
Egypt99,716X84,4997,0353,5693,99358040
El Salvador138,329X129,6512,5132,1751,5941,897499
Equatorial Guinea2,057X1,225378D406-D
Eritrea2,583X2,2691671357707
Estonia24,73319,1102,8661,110762687DD
Ethiopia18,276X14,7831,3905371,09644129
Fiji14,977X13,1381301123681,20524
Finland173,365159,3381,9673,7405,8932,20720911
France132,115,3501,940,77925,55647,83983,12512,9344,853264
Gabon2,971X1,95344141526DD
Gambia2,695X1,97918731452424
Georgia9,102X6,0601,29127492552725
Germany2,448,5912,242,20240,88456,42883,03219,1526,747146
Ghana29,460X23,8502,7689311,39849419
Greece89,42555,44620,1735,7813,9351,4552,61025
Grenada10,872X9,4872651262767153
Guatemala252,586X238,7943,4486,8271,7671,287463
Guinea3,250X2,6361331202964718
Guinea-Bissau285X13414D110D21
Guyana43,549X40,6013571165401,92312
Haiti124,841X119,2931,2817739952,363136
Holy See136X26--107DD
Honduras176,636X162,3163,8133,9691,0955,117326
Hungary91,10270,38610,4034,3553,8311,0481,06811
Iceland56,25051,0442,3131,2201,059354DD
India1,720,729X1,111,738136,078426,0158,07037,878950
Indonesia133,013X92,79512,3322,4613,97821,38958
Iran33,303X24,4167,44347934056362
Iraq23,858X20,2812,559948049525
Ireland518,282466,5848,94517,90322,0771,88385535
Israel400,169X360,68412,15019,1797,140834182
Italy1,366,5721,255,97626,50926,70742,5898,9725,73980
Jamaica265,740X231,5588,38614,7701,3169,580130
Japan4,199,1523,917,11316,82867,292177,89315,6144,234178
Jordan44,886X33,5284,8858395,08851729
Kazakhstan26,066X17,8096,46378686813010
Kenya27,425X19,4152,7961,3213,38848916
Kiribati760X20029D156361D
Korea, North1484X297D28D15
Korea, South151,780,6621,366,599209,729142,01551,3546,9613,657347
Kosovo5,204X3,872775D377111D
Kuwait64,754X45,11218,3941121,098344
Kyrgyzstan4,128X2,735858135343498
Laos2,578X1,575142372645564
Latvia23,87117,1953,1078497705651,37510
Lebanon50,632X43,5973,3192,0801,31427349
Lesotho639X3148929195DD
Liberia5,152X4,147257D530184D
Libya4,120X1,6082,00774417DD
Liechtenstein2,3302,1256569D48D-
Lithuania31,61223,8133,9311,9368186534547
Luxembourg16,26015,03924033720341526-
Macedonia9,855X6,2151,8833314171,0018
Madagascar1,699X1,05714584358523
Malawi2,547X1,63930652501454
Malaysia108,92626491,1809,2675,4191,81689486
Maldives559X237161710549-
Mali4,331X3,281444142428297
Malta6,7515,58976869175126DD
Marshall Islands261X788-125464
Mauritania1,953X1,28118065419DD
Mauritius7,095X5,3813701842958569
Mexico20,002,936X18,889,281256,082701,07734,338118,0364,122
Micronesia, Federated States130X48DD74-4
Moldova12,939X9,0652,9014573591516
Monaco1,2101,0195946D62-D
Mongolia14,013X10,3472,717232621888
Morocco1634,910X28,1802,9267672,59237174
Mozambique2,729X1,816169D532111D
Namibia2,447X1,73814559445519
Nauru11018D3-73DD
Nepal23,387X15,6174,3621,74482282319
Netherlands17814,560755,09411,84210,87224,5458,8113,184212
New Zealand18318,692290,24111,4245,1227,0442,9981,702161
Nicaragua65,866X58,6639121,2176644,33476
Niger1,566X90118424441133
Nigeria197,750X179,29210,2833,9043,1591,03280
Norway345,154313,3827,35510,7617,8794,9178537
Oman10,717X4,9994,3151831,216DD
Pakistan102,953X85,8538,5325,0592,57284988
Palau90X33DD43DD
Panama153,115X142,9814,4121,3921,3742,90749
Papua New Guinea1,438208756181D19785D
Paraguay31,410X28,3801,4143111,02925026
Peru292,752X265,1949,4235,6103,9258,195405
Philippines404,566X292,8658,01115,7824,84282,559507
Poland207,179X180,6359,0977,4952,5957,212145
Portugal194,054177,8733,9513,6355,5091,2481,80929
Qatar18,740X13,7533,623491,30294
Romania94,041X71,9237,4434,2401,5288,83869
Russia413,011X356,49223,56515,6645,61111,523156
Rwanda5,039X2,8081,1601008649314
Saint Kitts and Nevis12,449X11,487416953508021
Saint Lucia16,922X14,5433591073951,50117
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines12,371X10,162163D1831,776D
Samoa2,137X1,74747451291654
San Marino787723D13D47--
Sao Tome and Principe120X446-70--
Saudi Arabia291,715X146,433132,7811,50110,9165034
Senegal11,390X8,8918112971,2848225
Serbia and Montenegro7,336X4,7871,05529631186225
Seychelles480X28128D15117D
Sierra Leone3,547X2,759194754031088
Singapore168,686144,3511,67610,9776,2904,3181,04628
Slovakia54,30340,9146,1444,6871,6626122813
Slovenia26,15222,940993886824379130-
Solomon Islands342X19021-7061-
Somalia343X22241D3636D
South Africa148,243X126,9354,9609,8312,6013,791125
South Sudan528X22077D17942D
Spain1,044,430935,77519,96232,73045,5807,9752,32385
Sri Lanka26,816X20,2462,9561,4767761,32834
Sudan4,474X3,52537732483534
Suriname13,316X12,3271917145725614
Swaziland1,129X635197471902337
Sweden614,592568,7657,26815,03117,5594,8951,03341
Switzerland494,892456,71113,90410,4669,7863,14485427
Syria17,187X15,3231,271235892609
Taiwan484,849300,310123,81442,19116,957471,48149
Tajikistan1,836X94146239364DD
Tanzania8,665X5,8431,0163001,3381653
Thailand120,540X88,25523,5672,7432,3173,57781
Togo2,560X1,91618260346DD
Tonga2,561X2,06982128218DD
Trinidad and Tobago174,506X164,6583,1653,3361,3511,94749
Tunisia13,467X10,2501,53636197631430
Turkey214,958X168,06630,4698,5655,1972,60457
Turkmenistan1,777X1,0724824615819-
Tuvalu182X39637658-
Uganda10,308X6,8888897621,6131524
Ukraine100,877X74,9748,0404,6501,04412,07792
United Arab Emirates38,542X29,6306,6001082,1672017
United Kingdom194,814,0744,323,416226,51852,827159,12234,36417,025802
Uruguay80,666X75,5451,1881,5091,945357122
Uzbekistan10,000X7,9511,1292754671708
Vanuatu208X84D177319D
Venezuela774,782X726,96321,97422,5651,5691,230481
Vietnam93,986X68,65519,7751,8371,4642,16194
Yemen5,896X3,7521,56627491519
Zambia5,441X3,730555166870120-
Zimbabwe10,048X7,2151,2325516114336
Unknown25,732X14,5033,0359655896605,980

X Not applicable.

D Data withheld to limit disclosure.

- Represents zero.

1Includes GB, GMB, GT, GMT, WB, and WT admissions.

2Includes B1, B2 and a limited number of Border Crossing Card (BCC) admissions.

3Includes principals, spouses, and children (F1, F2, J1, J2, M1, and M2 admissions).

4Includes principals, spouses, and children (CW1, CW2, E1 to E3, H1B, H1B1, H1C, H2A, H2B, H2R, H3, H4, I1, L1, L2, O1 to O3, P1 to P4, Q1, R1, R2, TD and TN admissions).

5Includes principals, spouses, and children (A1 to A3, G1 to G5, and N1 to N7 admissions).

6Australia includes Australia, Norfolk Island, Christmas Island, and Cocos (Keeling) Island.

7The number of I-94 nonimmigrant admissions in 2014 greatly exceeds totals reported in previous years due to a more complete count of Canadian air and sea admissions.

8China includes the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, and Macau.

9Admissions in the Visa Waiver category include only residents of Hong Kong admitted under the Guam and Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Visa Waiver Program.

10Congo (Brazzaville) refers to the Republic of the Congo.

11Congo (Kinshasa) refers to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

12Denmark includes Denmark, Faroe Islands, and Greenland.

13France 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.

14North Korea refers to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

15South Korea refers to the Republic of Korea.

16Morocco includes Morocco and Western Sahara.

17Netherlands includes the Netherlands, Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, and Sint Maarten.

18New Zealand includes New Zealand, Cook Islands, Tokelau, and Niue.

19United 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 Updated: 11/18/2016
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