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Table 30. Nonimmigrant Admissions (I-94 Only) By Selected Category Of Admission And State Or Territory Of Destination: Fiscal Year 2015

The 2015 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 30. Nonimmigrant Admissions (I-94 Only) By Selected Category Of Admission And State Or Territory Of Destination: Fiscal Year 2015
State or Territory of Destination Total Tourists and Business Travelers Students and Exchange Visitors3 Temp-orary Workers and Families4 Diplomats and Other Represen-tatives5 All Other Classes Unknown
Visa Waiver1 Other2
   Total 76,638,236 22,419,941 46,605,955 2,567,008 3,722,543 438,477 827,452 56,860
Alabama 151,470 54,840 64,318 13,241 14,891 2,597 1,517 66
Alaska 129,399 66,080 53,831 2,759 4,440 656 1,574 59
Arizona 1,690,893 132,198 1,439,910 31,200 81,371 4,316 1,637 261
Arkansas 120,544 15,464 84,016 8,069 12,020 636 288 51
California 10,609,329 3,187,496 6,553,238 383,503 418,772 28,140 35,271 2,909
Colorado 586,605 182,823 341,195 26,434 31,992 2,984 1,002 175
Connecticut 246,796 80,168 106,905 28,114 29,654 1,261 594 100
Delaware 48,586 14,328 20,709 6,208 6,051 858 414 18
District of Columbia 517,111 187,677 209,320 31,228 16,739 70,783 1,198 166
Florida 10,253,858 3,106,583 6,713,838 117,184 198,641 19,337 94,400 3,875
Georgia 749,069 239,366 389,820 39,788 68,610 7,303 3,889 293
Guam 1,154,537 1,096,436 43,111 665 5,652 1,192 734 6,747
Hawaii 2,714,804 2,028,292 658,320 10,958 8,476 5,380 3,134 244
Idaho 48,292 16,539 18,549 6,843 5,565 603 167 26
Illinois 1,437,223 466,631 767,944 89,544 102,976 5,096 4,666 366
Indiana 213,455 56,298 95,435 38,417 21,985 589 663 68
Iowa 79,708 18,269 35,837 15,916 8,898 484 258 46
Kansas 99,240 16,385 58,842 12,806 9,293 1,606 255 53
Kentucky 103,919 28,322 43,403 10,776 21,008 129 240 41
Louisiana 337,813 101,918 189,638 13,858 23,393 1,344 7,541 121
Maine 86,151 32,644 30,473 13,767 8,067 407 723 70
Maryland 408,337 109,988 206,143 35,581 25,703 28,116 2,566 240
Massachusetts 1,246,289 499,014 513,779 150,018 74,013 5,111 3,866 488
Michigan 726,629 185,781 330,956 66,210 137,525 1,451 4,323 383
Minnesota 269,557 76,564 141,796 23,168 25,890 592 1,397 150
Mississippi 46,524 10,514 21,101 4,912 8,886 670 392 49
Missouri 171,859 39,731 87,152 26,679 16,593 1,171 483 50
Montana 52,808 25,480 19,452 5,095 2,503 48 133 97
Nebraska 491,508 190,311 266,704 14,307 16,710 2,672 718 86
Nevada 2,489,732 803,227 1,658,582 6,308 17,052 3,277 1,050 236
New Hampshire 69,108 29,485 22,838 9,918 6,542 144 139 42
New Jersey 1,169,231 383,663 606,510 53,170 114,694 5,302 5,324 568
New Mexico 310,227 17,000 280,377 5,828 3,267 3,491 208 56
New York 7,773,970 3,957,599 3,077,761 286,408 338,409 86,929 23,713 3,151
North Carolina 402,304 119,017 188,687 33,055 57,927 2,212 1,215 191
North Dakota 37,405 11,191 15,942 4,792 5,201 101 147 31
Ohio 365,956 97,809 161,867 52,449 51,214 1,476 1,039 102
Oklahoma 119,419 16,729 77,895 14,902 8,376 1,207 279 31
Oregon 259,821 92,913 121,884 23,425 19,716 439 1,286 158
Pennsylvania 573,917 191,286 240,571 81,702 54,064 2,424 3,693 177
Puerto Rico 179,251 52,429 115,756 1,592 5,189 586 3,548 151
Rhode Island 63,240 20,131 26,435 10,822 4,678 825 300 49
South Carolina 170,649 54,679 81,289 12,097 20,128 987 1,400 69
South Dakota 19,648 6,053 7,948 3,055 2,308 203 72 9
Tennessee 240,996 71,429 125,797 17,067 25,456 705 466 76
Texas 5,064,473 545,495 4,035,452 123,844 307,453 20,776 29,715 1,738
Utah 187,597 62,642 99,426 13,729 10,485 832 421 62
Vermont 55,015 29,127 15,668 5,816 4,112 98 83 111
Virginia 546,391 153,828 260,688 45,824 42,297 40,856 2,630 268
Washington 1,174,095 444,797 563,652 60,013 82,312 11,032 10,893 1,396
West Virginia 20,494 4,989 7,323 5,994 1,951 164 68 5
Wisconsin 178,072 53,108 82,476 24,423 17,014 560 448 43
Wyoming 26,306 11,286 10,393 2,800 1,704 66 50 7
Other6 58,623 36,296 16,610 644 4,886 60 93 34
Unknown 20,289,983 2,887,593 15,198,393 440,083 1,109,791 58,193 565,129 30,801

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

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

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

4 Includes 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).

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

6 Includes American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, and U.S. Armed Forces posts.

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: December 15, 2016

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