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Table 34. Aliens Apprehended By Region And Country Of Nationality: Fiscal Years 2013 To 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 34. Aliens Apprehended By Region Of Nationality: Fiscal Years 2013 To 2015
Region of Nationality 20131,2 2014 2015
   Total 662,483 679,996 462,388
Africa 3,772 3,308 2,296
Asia 10,771 11,131 9,825
Europe 4,447 3,915 2,379
North America 629,884 648,576 439,102
Oceania 428 369 241
South America 12,459 12,174 8,284
Unknown 722 523 261

 

Table 34. Aliens Apprehended By Country Of Nationality: Fiscal Years 2013 To 2015
Country of Nationality 20131,2 2014 2015
   Total 662,483 679,996 462,388
Afghanistan 70 66 71
Albania 423 408 91
Algeria 27 42 26
Angola 16 13 11
Antigua-Barbuda 40 31 21
Argentina 235 212 123
Armenia 141 161 88
Australia 69 50 30
Austria 14 5 9
Azerbaijan 36 38 23
Bahamas 288 196 185
Bangladesh 366 476 467
Barbados 45 47 28
Belarus 42 20 15
Belgium 25 13 11
Belize 293 258 140
Benin 9 10 19
Bermuda 18 8 4
Bhutan 5 7 22
Bolivia 226 194 116
Bosnia-Herzegovina 179 131 115
Brazil 1,702 1,643 1,911
British Virgin Islands 8 4 D
Bulgaria 52 49 36
Burkina Faso 19 17 6
Burma 48 48 47
Burundi 21 22 9
Cambodia 204 147 130
Cameroon 102 70 47
Canada 822 775 648
Cape Verde 66 35 32
Cayman Islands 5 4 3
Central African Republic 14 8 D
Chad 12 13 8
Chile 128 116 82
China, People's Republic 1,918 2,601 1,875
Colombia 1,987 1,522 1,351
Congo, Democratic Republic 28 31 17
Congo, Republic 39 26 13
Costa Rica 409 378 213
Cote d'Ivoire 80 45 34
Croatia 29 13 16
Cuba 2,809 2,872 2,281
Czech Republic 56 35 23
Czechoslovakia (former) 15 12 7
Denmark 7 9 4
Dominica 41 24 15
Dominican Republic 3,893 3,455 2,797
Ecuador 5,680 6,276 3,438
Egypt 192 181 147
El Salvador 51,226 79,321 51,200
Equatorial Guinea - 3 D
Eritrea 40 52 45
Estonia 18 16 12
Ethiopia 144 152 93
Fiji 67 35 22
France 106 107 40
Gabon 10 15 D
Gambia 100 69 33
Georgia 65 52 29
Germany 153 103 79
Ghana 272 212 138
Greece 29 35 13
Grenada 44 33 24
Guatemala 73,208 97,151 66,982
Guinea 112 69 34
Guinea-Bissau D D D
Guyana 292 248 196
Haiti 1,992 1,810 1,124
Honduras 64,157 106,928 42,433
Hong Kong 74 25 18
Hungary 88 76 54
Iceland D 5 D
India 1,791 2,106 2,967
Indonesia 126 102 52
Iran 257 223 154
Iraq 169 173 152
Ireland 70 47 29
Israel 213 303 235
Italy 138 116 86
Jamaica 2,147 1,677 1,176
Japan 47 43 18
Jordan 198 282 293
Kazakhstan 71 75 45
Kenya 341 423 415
Korea, South 470 349 255
Kosovo 30 17 20
Kuwait 26 22 34
Kyrgyzstan 89 52 40
Laos 561 335 184
Latvia 36 41 39
Lebanon 103 117 94
Liberia 231 176 143
Libya 16 36 22
Lithuania 65 48 27
Macau - 5 D
Macedonia 30 22 19
Malawi 10 13 7
Malaysia 31 30 14
Mali 83 89 40
Marshall Islands 35 66 34
Mauritania 57 25 14
Mexico 424,978 350,177 267,885
Micronesia, Federated States 113 95 80
Moldova 93 57 63
Mongolia 66 52 27
Montenegro 6 11 9
Montserrat D 4 D
Morocco 135 135 95
Nepal 448 555 443
Netherlands 57 45 44
Netherlands Antilles (former) 5 3 3
New Zealand 30 34 23
Nicaragua 2,712 2,912 1,577
Niger 39 34 24
Nigeria 492 396 274
Norway D 4 -
Pakistan 334 350 287
Palau 21 23 10
Panama 184 100 92
Paraguay 30 16 8
Peru 1,682 1,568 827
Philippines 721 592 334
Poland 328 266 205
Portugal 131 91 57
Romania 865 1,038 537
Russia 320 262 159
Rwanda 21 12 14
Saint Kitts-Nevis 32 20 21
Saint Lucia 45 44 30
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 43 31 15
Samoa 37 20 11
Saudi Arabia 264 226 276
Senegal 132 98 41
Serbia 35 40 20
Serbia and Montenegro (former) 64 58 29
Sierra Leone 145 96 65
Singapore 16 9 3
Slovakia 23 28 15
Slovenia - D 4
Somalia 214 169 131
South Africa 79 63 43
South Sudan 42 21 14
Soviet Union (former) 89 64 19
Spain 98 129 84
Sri Lanka 134 95 128
Sudan 168 132 81
Suriname 15 8 8
Sweden 27 24 14
Switzerland 11 12 3
Syria 72 61 57
Taiwan 55 35 38
Tajikistan 33 35 36
Tanzania 72 129 42
Thailand 246 197 84
Togo 20 23 10
Tonga 49 44 26
Trinidad and Tobago 419 303 195
Tunisia 24 46 31
Turkey 216 243 194
Turkmenistan 4 9 11
Turks and Caicos Islands 13 5 7
Uganda 49 28 14
Ukraine 290 183 154
United Arab Emirates 11 9 8
United Kingdom 388 268 213
Uruguay 116 91 44
Uzbekistan 116 109 73
Venezuela 366 280 180
Vietnam 875 634 433
Yemen 68 67 71
Zambia 31 27 19
Zimbabwe 48 36 22
All other countries 3 57 41 40
Unknown 722 523 261

X Not applicable.

D Data withheld to limit disclosure.

- Represents zero.

1 Beginning in 2008 data include administrative arrests conducted by ICE ERO.

2 Beginning in 2009 data include administrative arrests conducted by ICE ERO and administrative arrests conducted under the 287(g) program.

3 Includes countries with less than 10 aliens apprehended per year.

Note: CBP Border Patrol data are current as of October 2015. ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) data are current as of October 2015. ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) data are current as of October 2015.

Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Last Published Date: December 15, 2016

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