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Table 26. Nonimmigrant Admissions (I-94 Only) By Region And Country Of Citizenship: Fiscal Years 2014 To 2016

The 2016 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.

Region of Citizenship2014120152016
Table 26. Nonimmigrant Admissions (I-94 Only) By Region Of Citizenship: Fiscal Years 2014 To 2016
   Total74,930,60676,638,23676,786,751
Africa757,181792,026812,547
Asia13,307,05314,025,17314,690,021
Europe17,376,44917,340,54217,749,364
North America35,589,53136,312,75935,552,990
Oceania1,822,0661,859,5071,907,856
South America6,052,6106,256,7606,030,594
Unknown25,71651,46943,379

 

Country of Citizenship2014120152016
Table 26. Nonimmigrant Admissions (I-94 Only) By Country Of Citizenship: Fiscal Years 2014 To 2016
   Total74,930,60676,638,23676,786,751
Afghanistan4,1504,3344,474
Albania8,7469,99212,808
Algeria12,46513,62314,365
Andorra1,6111,3441,642
Angola14,71513,78710,238
Antigua and Barbuda14,83415,02217,505
Argentina768,469806,698986,148
Armenia8,2328,65410,654
Australia21,480,1761,499,3541,529,987
Austria247,122235,601240,176
Azerbaijan7,3478,4198,535
Bahamas240,451249,276275,778
Bahrain8,8499,3139,594
Bangladesh43,56043,93843,643
Barbados61,05262,21468,463
Belarus16,16617,48621,586
Belgium334,279327,654319,522
Belize26,57728,16031,468
Benin3,2663,4733,385
Bhutan1,0341,2151,058
Bolivia55,10065,08974,671
Bosnia and Herzegovina9,3809,69910,310
Botswana2,6232,9142,893
Brazil2,390,2452,505,5251,988,148
Brunei2,1061,8801,675
Bulgaria43,05943,24744,815
Burkina Faso5,2676,4327,423
Burma6,5547,5839,445
Burundi1,7321,7721,671
Cabo Verde4,5444,4515,584
Cambodia4,7523,7565,662
Cameroon11,67313,07014,858
Canada313,254,97213,408,29213,006,072
Central African Republic374342351
Chad1,1901,1761,130
Chile279,754354,366403,143
China, People's Republic42,555,8962,935,1753,264,362
Colombia985,073990,683951,844
Comoros247197187
Congo, Democratic Republic6,9737,3218,303
Congo, Republic2,3241,9691,807
Costa Rica228,996241,739306,162
Cote d'Ivoire7,7428,2769,283
Croatia29,80832,18933,964
Cuba43,73752,21552,735
Cyprus10,58210,28211,465
Czechia115,080116,177122,475
Denmark5351,910364,769365,602
Djibouti608546870
Dominica7,0607,0875,539
Dominican Republic304,683338,009398,929
Ecuador337,494384,373432,419
Egypt99,716104,049110,525
El Salvador138,329173,145214,391
Equatorial Guinea2,0571,6871,597
Eritrea2,5833,0943,604
Estonia24,73324,10327,308
Ethiopia18,27618,96723,693
Fiji14,97713,44213,004
Finland173,365171,655178,713
France62,115,3512,075,6682,067,168
Gabon2,9713,0793,079
Gambia2,6952,3102,194
Georgia9,10211,11011,130
Germany2,448,5912,381,7652,366,405
Ghana29,46027,96528,818
Greece89,42588,01296,769
Grenada10,87212,48412,784
Guatemala252,586256,875289,392
Guinea3,2503,2233,771
Guinea-Bissau285295251
Guyana43,54956,71971,449
Haiti124,841136,804161,476
Holy See136144128
Honduras176,636183,851219,702
Hungary91,10292,58799,844
Iceland56,25056,14960,909
India1,720,7291,898,3271,967,181
Indonesia133,013137,940133,883
Iran33,30335,26631,481
Iraq23,85821,38120,969
Ireland518,282524,500543,398
Israel400,169458,225464,862
Italy1,366,5721,319,4291,357,604
Jamaica265,740304,611351,417
Japan4,199,1524,021,8573,985,785
Jordan44,88653,55954,191
Kazakhstan26,06629,51926,929
Kenya27,42529,00831,226
Kiribati762953941
Korea, North8499121
Korea, South1,780,6621,946,8872,191,485
Kosovo5,2045,6636,058
Kuwait64,75473,94376,821
Kyrgyzstan4,1283,6094,113
Laos2,5782,2942,106
Latvia23,87123,96324,742
Lebanon50,63251,89451,595
Lesotho639593715
Liberia5,1525,3604,538
Libya4,1202,8792,106
Liechtenstein2,3302,3502,252
Lithuania31,61232,93238,043
Luxembourg16,26015,74815,508
Macedonia9,85510,32110,790
Madagascar1,6991,7501,974
Malawi2,5473,2193,178
Malaysia108,926105,570102,269
Maldives559564453
Mali4,3314,2194,643
Malta6,7516,4346,935
Marshall Islands261200180
Mauritania1,9532,0831,909
Mauritius7,0956,8256,945
Mexico20,002,93620,378,00119,644,990
Micronesia, Federated States130159175
Moldova12,93912,60012,869
Monaco1,2101,3111,367
Mongolia14,01314,80815,288
Morocco734,91037,05838,137
Mozambique2,7292,8072,724
Namibia2,4472,5652,526
Nauru110115187
Nepal23,38730,01935,672
Netherlands8814,560801,610820,325
New Zealand9318,692336,645353,745
Nicaragua65,86669,93579,609
Niger1,5661,7591,935
Nigeria197,750214,519215,143
Norway345,156336,555303,484
Oman10,71711,41911,326
Pakistan102,953119,644136,659
Palau90160135
Panama153,115162,027173,769
Papua New Guinea1,4381,9391,502
Paraguay31,41032,94233,610
Peru292,752320,007344,403
Philippines404,566420,917449,501
Poland207,179217,453230,471
Portugal194,054190,056192,521
Qatar18,74020,19419,840
Romania94,04196,349103,298
Russia413,011323,435316,804
Rwanda5,0395,0656,102
Saint Kitts and Nevis12,44912,95012,966
Saint Lucia16,92217,85919,502
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines12,37112,56212,589
Samoa2,1372,4132,554
San Marino787912770
Sao Tome and Principe12010689
Saudi Arabia291,715306,182260,262
Senegal11,39010,79611,283
Serbia and Montenegro (former)7,33640,52846,641
Seychelles480508528
Sierra Leone3,5473,2883,270
Singapore168,686163,668159,907
Slovakia54,30355,11358,556
Slovenia26,15227,97728,340
Solomon Islands342307504
Somalia343359430
South Africa148,243153,290150,734
South Sudan528541486
Spain1,044,4301,052,2511,113,561
Sri Lanka26,81627,95429,339
Sudan4,4744,7926,329
Suriname13,31614,97113,254
Swaziland1,1291,1451,246
Sweden614,592623,935622,440
Switzerland494,892484,475478,603
Syria17,18716,01013,475
Taiwan484,849487,570514,994
Tajikistan1,8361,9992,280
Tanzania8,6659,6778,634
Thailand120,540116,992122,225
Timor-Leste226232244
Togo2,5602,6713,028
Tonga2,5613,4174,477
Trinidad and Tobago174,506189,641197,752
Tunisia13,46713,52315,069
Turkey214,958226,665242,419
Turkmenistan1,7771,6911,592
Tuvalu182167202
Uganda10,30811,22211,479
Ukraine100,877118,352127,148
United Arab Emirates38,54240,50741,070
United Kingdom104,814,0794,968,0495,216,692
Uruguay80,66681,60387,370
Uzbekistan10,00011,98812,410
Vanuatu208236263
Venezuela774,782643,784644,135
Vietnam93,986114,572119,949
Yemen5,8965,5495,628
Zambia5,4415,6275,418
Zimbabwe10,04810,75410,843
Unknown25,71651,46943,379

NA Not available.

X Not applicable.

D Data withheld to limit disclosure.

- Represents zero.

1 Beginning 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.

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

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

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

5 Denmark includes Denmark, Faroe Islands, and Greenland.

6 France 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.

7 Morocco includes Morocco and Western Sahara.

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

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

10 United 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: 01/04/2018
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