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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 Citizenship Total Tourists and Business Travelers Students and Exchange Visitors3 Temporary Workers and Families4 Diplomats and Other Represen-tatives5 All Other Classes Unknown
Visa Waiver1 Other2
   Total 74,930,606 22,305,757 45,213,356 2,395,424 3,398,961 421,144 1,158,874 37,090
Africa 757,181 X 622,472 53,778 26,863 42,063 11,202 803
Asia 13,307,053 5,732,953 5,248,549 1,202,959 817,079 108,634 183,669 13,210
Europe 17,376,441 14,870,210 1,262,039 402,705 590,749 142,915 105,350 2,473
North America 35,589,531 X 32,352,300 562,430 1,778,826 69,295 818,382 8,298
Oceania 1,822,058 1,652,353 57,291 22,712 67,370 15,077 6,979 276
South America 6,052,610 50,241 5,656,202 147,805 117,109 42,571 32,632 6,050
Unknown 25,732 X 14,503 3,035 965 589 660 5,980

 

Table 28. Nonimmigrant Admissions (I-94 Only) By Selected Category Of Admission And Country Of Citizenship: Fiscal Year 2014
Country of Citizenship Total Tourists and Business Travelers Students and Exchange Visitors3 Temporary Workers and Families4 Diplomats and Other Represen-tatives5 All Other Classes Unknown
Visa Waiver1 Other2
   Total 74,930,606 22,305,757 45,213,356 2,395,424 3,398,961 421,144 1,158,874 37,090
Afghanistan 4,150 X 2,380 675 30 665 374 26
Albania 8,746 X 6,839 972 306 465 139 25
Algeria 12,465 X 10,762 551 283 725 97 47
Andorra 1,611 1,383 49 32 100 40 4 3
Angola 14,715 X 11,042 2,016 757 858 26 16
Antigua and Barbuda 14,834 X 13,918 369 111 310 118 8
Argentina 768,469 X 730,089 9,343 20,410 6,056 1,950 621
Armenia 8,232 X 6,260 550 557 593 256 16
Australia6 1,480,170 1,361,886 27,472 17,065 59,997 10,477 3,212 61
Austria 247,122 226,493 4,921 6,086 7,027 2,098 485 12
Azerbaijan 7,347 X 5,281 1,000 367 645 48 6
Bahamas 240,451 X 229,777 6,848 695 1,356 1,642 133
Bahrain 8,849 X 7,259 1,151 64 360 11 4
Bangladesh 43,560 X 34,342 5,421 1,476 1,728 560 33
Barbados 61,052 X 58,803 659 476 716 351 47
Belarus 16,166 X 13,328 878 1,072 272 612 4
Belgium 334,279 309,125 4,755 5,515 10,980 3,404 487 13
Belize 26,577 X 24,108 588 260 592 1,018 11
Benin 3,266 X 2,269 355 48 569 18 7
Bhutan 1,034 X 581 197 22 215 D D
Bolivia 55,100 X 49,867 2,225 1,160 1,258 558 32
Bosnia and Herzegovina 9,380 X 6,966 942 266 416 777 13
Botswana 2,623 X 1,883 306 66 308 57 3
Brazil 2,390,245 X 2,275,588 60,046 36,658 9,454 7,486 1,013
Brunei 2,106 1,251 159 133 D 491 48 D
Bulgaria 43,059 X 27,899 8,183 2,394 1,075 3,459 49
Burkina Faso 5,267 X 3,672 791 115 587 D D
Burma 6,554 X 4,013 1,310 147 417 658 9
Burundi 1,732 X 927 267 58 451 D D
Cambodia 4,752 X 3,395 638 82 335 292 10
Cameroon 11,673 X 8,668 1,036 443 1,361 151 14
Canada7 13,254,972 X 11,289,743 259,568 1,030,104 16,690 657,221 1,646
Cape Verde 4,544 X 4,115 118 15 145 121 30
Central African Republic 374 X 202 31 10 106 7 18
Chad 1,190 X 717 84 23 358 8 -
Chile 279,754 50,241 204,458 9,383 7,356 3,752 2,073 2,491
China8,9 2,555,896 3,065 1,998,237 460,476 63,636 7,927 12,533 10,022
Colombia 985,073 X 924,916 24,292 18,301 10,459 6,601 504
Comoros 247 X 123 14 D 105 D -
Congo (Brazzaville)10 2,324 X 1,449 299 94 465 7 10
Congo (Kinshasa)11 6,973 X 5,152 756 76 929 48 12
Costa Rica 228,996 X 219,600 3,173 3,337 1,462 1,386 38
Cote d'Ivoire 7,742 X 5,558 1,063 151 857 99 14
Croatia 29,808 X 21,376 1,884 1,297 576 4,665 10
Cuba 43,737 X 41,998 123 447 535 415 219
Cyprus 10,582 X 9,030 919 358 213 D D
Czech Republic 115,080 88,700 16,111 5,598 3,101 1,195 370 5
Denmark12 351,910 323,271 6,081 7,559 10,225 4,072 667 35
Djibouti 608 X 393 16 D 190 5 D
Dominica 7,060 X 6,180 261 93 178 345 3
Dominican Republic 304,683 X 285,299 5,626 7,354 1,758 4,346 300
East Timor 226 X 31 47 D 143 D D
Ecuador 337,494 X 322,274 7,969 3,042 2,127 1,753 329
Egypt 99,716 X 84,499 7,035 3,569 3,993 580 40
El Salvador 138,329 X 129,651 2,513 2,175 1,594 1,897 499
Equatorial Guinea 2,057 X 1,225 378 D 406 - D
Eritrea 2,583 X 2,269 167 13 57 70 7
Estonia 24,733 19,110 2,866 1,110 762 687 D D
Ethiopia 18,276 X 14,783 1,390 537 1,096 441 29
Fiji 14,977 X 13,138 130 112 368 1,205 24
Finland 173,365 159,338 1,967 3,740 5,893 2,207 209 11
France13 2,115,350 1,940,779 25,556 47,839 83,125 12,934 4,853 264
Gabon 2,971 X 1,953 441 41 526 D D
Gambia 2,695 X 1,979 187 31 452 42 4
Georgia 9,102 X 6,060 1,291 274 925 527 25
Germany 2,448,591 2,242,202 40,884 56,428 83,032 19,152 6,747 146
Ghana 29,460 X 23,850 2,768 931 1,398 494 19
Greece 89,425 55,446 20,173 5,781 3,935 1,455 2,610 25
Grenada 10,872 X 9,487 265 126 276 715 3
Guatemala 252,586 X 238,794 3,448 6,827 1,767 1,287 463
Guinea 3,250 X 2,636 133 120 296 47 18
Guinea-Bissau 285 X 134 14 D 110 D 21
Guyana 43,549 X 40,601 357 116 540 1,923 12
Haiti 124,841 X 119,293 1,281 773 995 2,363 136
Holy See 136 X 26 - - 107 D D
Honduras 176,636 X 162,316 3,813 3,969 1,095 5,117 326
Hungary 91,102 70,386 10,403 4,355 3,831 1,048 1,068 11
Iceland 56,250 51,044 2,313 1,220 1,059 354 D D
India 1,720,729 X 1,111,738 136,078 426,015 8,070 37,878 950
Indonesia 133,013 X 92,795 12,332 2,461 3,978 21,389 58
Iran 33,303 X 24,416 7,443 479 340 563 62
Iraq 23,858 X 20,281 2,559 94 804 95 25
Ireland 518,282 466,584 8,945 17,903 22,077 1,883 855 35
Israel 400,169 X 360,684 12,150 19,179 7,140 834 182
Italy 1,366,572 1,255,976 26,509 26,707 42,589 8,972 5,739 80
Jamaica 265,740 X 231,558 8,386 14,770 1,316 9,580 130
Japan 4,199,152 3,917,113 16,828 67,292 177,893 15,614 4,234 178
Jordan 44,886 X 33,528 4,885 839 5,088 517 29
Kazakhstan 26,066 X 17,809 6,463 786 868 130 10
Kenya 27,425 X 19,415 2,796 1,321 3,388 489 16
Kiribati 760 X 200 29 D 156 361 D
Korea, North14 84 X 29 7 D 28 D 15
Korea, South15 1,780,662 1,366,599 209,729 142,015 51,354 6,961 3,657 347
Kosovo 5,204 X 3,872 775 D 377 111 D
Kuwait 64,754 X 45,112 18,394 112 1,098 34 4
Kyrgyzstan 4,128 X 2,735 858 135 343 49 8
Laos 2,578 X 1,575 142 37 264 556 4
Latvia 23,871 17,195 3,107 849 770 565 1,375 10
Lebanon 50,632 X 43,597 3,319 2,080 1,314 273 49
Lesotho 639 X 314 89 29 195 D D
Liberia 5,152 X 4,147 257 D 530 184 D
Libya 4,120 X 1,608 2,007 74 417 D D
Liechtenstein 2,330 2,125 65 69 D 48 D -
Lithuania 31,612 23,813 3,931 1,936 818 653 454 7
Luxembourg 16,260 15,039 240 337 203 415 26 -
Macedonia 9,855 X 6,215 1,883 331 417 1,001 8
Madagascar 1,699 X 1,057 145 84 358 52 3
Malawi 2,547 X 1,639 306 52 501 45 4
Malaysia 108,926 264 91,180 9,267 5,419 1,816 894 86
Maldives 559 X 237 161 7 105 49 -
Mali 4,331 X 3,281 444 142 428 29 7
Malta 6,751 5,589 768 69 175 126 D D
Marshall Islands 261 X 78 8 - 125 46 4
Mauritania 1,953 X 1,281 180 65 419 D D
Mauritius 7,095 X 5,381 370 184 295 856 9
Mexico 20,002,936 X 18,889,281 256,082 701,077 34,338 118,036 4,122
Micronesia, Federated States 130 X 48 D D 74 - 4
Moldova 12,939 X 9,065 2,901 457 359 151 6
Monaco 1,210 1,019 59 46 D 62 - D
Mongolia 14,013 X 10,347 2,717 232 621 88 8
Morocco16 34,910 X 28,180 2,926 767 2,592 371 74
Mozambique 2,729 X 1,816 169 D 532 111 D
Namibia 2,447 X 1,738 145 59 445 51 9
Nauru 110 18 D 3 - 73 D D
Nepal 23,387 X 15,617 4,362 1,744 822 823 19
Netherlands17 814,560 755,094 11,842 10,872 24,545 8,811 3,184 212
New Zealand18 318,692 290,241 11,424 5,122 7,044 2,998 1,702 161
Nicaragua 65,866 X 58,663 912 1,217 664 4,334 76
Niger 1,566 X 901 184 24 441 13 3
Nigeria 197,750 X 179,292 10,283 3,904 3,159 1,032 80
Norway 345,154 313,382 7,355 10,761 7,879 4,917 853 7
Oman 10,717 X 4,999 4,315 183 1,216 D D
Pakistan 102,953 X 85,853 8,532 5,059 2,572 849 88
Palau 90 X 33 D D 43 D D
Panama 153,115 X 142,981 4,412 1,392 1,374 2,907 49
Papua New Guinea 1,438 208 756 181 D 197 85 D
Paraguay 31,410 X 28,380 1,414 311 1,029 250 26
Peru 292,752 X 265,194 9,423 5,610 3,925 8,195 405
Philippines 404,566 X 292,865 8,011 15,782 4,842 82,559 507
Poland 207,179 X 180,635 9,097 7,495 2,595 7,212 145
Portugal 194,054 177,873 3,951 3,635 5,509 1,248 1,809 29
Qatar 18,740 X 13,753 3,623 49 1,302 9 4
Romania 94,041 X 71,923 7,443 4,240 1,528 8,838 69
Russia 413,011 X 356,492 23,565 15,664 5,611 11,523 156
Rwanda 5,039 X 2,808 1,160 100 864 93 14
Saint Kitts and Nevis 12,449 X 11,487 416 95 350 80 21
Saint Lucia 16,922 X 14,543 359 107 395 1,501 17
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 12,371 X 10,162 163 D 183 1,776 D
Samoa 2,137 X 1,747 47 45 129 165 4
San Marino 787 723 D 13 D 47 - -
Sao Tome and Principe 120 X 44 6 - 70 - -
Saudi Arabia 291,715 X 146,433 132,781 1,501 10,916 50 34
Senegal 11,390 X 8,891 811 297 1,284 82 25
Serbia and Montenegro 7,336 X 4,787 1,055 296 311 862 25
Seychelles 480 X 281 28 D 151 17 D
Sierra Leone 3,547 X 2,759 194 75 403 108 8
Singapore 168,686 144,351 1,676 10,977 6,290 4,318 1,046 28
Slovakia 54,303 40,914 6,144 4,687 1,662 612 281 3
Slovenia 26,152 22,940 993 886 824 379 130 -
Solomon Islands 342 X 190 21 - 70 61 -
Somalia 343 X 222 41 D 36 36 D
South Africa 148,243 X 126,935 4,960 9,831 2,601 3,791 125
South Sudan 528 X 220 77 D 179 42 D
Spain 1,044,430 935,775 19,962 32,730 45,580 7,975 2,323 85
Sri Lanka 26,816 X 20,246 2,956 1,476 776 1,328 34
Sudan 4,474 X 3,525 377 32 483 53 4
Suriname 13,316 X 12,327 191 71 457 256 14
Swaziland 1,129 X 635 197 47 190 23 37
Sweden 614,592 568,765 7,268 15,031 17,559 4,895 1,033 41
Switzerland 494,892 456,711 13,904 10,466 9,786 3,144 854 27
Syria 17,187 X 15,323 1,271 235 89 260 9
Taiwan 484,849 300,310 123,814 42,191 16,957 47 1,481 49
Tajikistan 1,836 X 941 462 39 364 D D
Tanzania 8,665 X 5,843 1,016 300 1,338 165 3
Thailand 120,540 X 88,255 23,567 2,743 2,317 3,577 81
Togo 2,560 X 1,916 182 60 346 D D
Tonga 2,561 X 2,069 82 128 218 D D
Trinidad and Tobago 174,506 X 164,658 3,165 3,336 1,351 1,947 49
Tunisia 13,467 X 10,250 1,536 361 976 314 30
Turkey 214,958 X 168,066 30,469 8,565 5,197 2,604 57
Turkmenistan 1,777 X 1,072 482 46 158 19 -
Tuvalu 182 X 39 6 3 76 58 -
Uganda 10,308 X 6,888 889 762 1,613 152 4
Ukraine 100,877 X 74,974 8,040 4,650 1,044 12,077 92
United Arab Emirates 38,542 X 29,630 6,600 108 2,167 20 17
United Kingdom19 4,814,074 4,323,416 226,518 52,827 159,122 34,364 17,025 802
Uruguay 80,666 X 75,545 1,188 1,509 1,945 357 122
Uzbekistan 10,000 X 7,951 1,129 275 467 170 8
Vanuatu 208 X 84 D 17 73 19 D
Venezuela 774,782 X 726,963 21,974 22,565 1,569 1,230 481
Vietnam 93,986 X 68,655 19,775 1,837 1,464 2,161 94
Yemen 5,896 X 3,752 1,566 27 491 51 9
Zambia 5,441 X 3,730 555 166 870 120 -
Zimbabwe 10,048 X 7,215 1,232 551 611 433 6
Unknown 25,732 X 14,503 3,035 965 589 660 5,980

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 Published Date: November 18, 2016

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