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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 Citizenship 20141 2015 2016
Table 26. Nonimmigrant Admissions (I-94 Only) By Region Of Citizenship: Fiscal Years 2014 To 2016
   Total 74,930,606 76,638,236 76,786,751
Africa 757,181 792,026 812,547
Asia 13,307,053 14,025,173 14,690,021
Europe 17,376,449 17,340,542 17,749,364
North America 35,589,531 36,312,759 35,552,990
Oceania 1,822,066 1,859,507 1,907,856
South America 6,052,610 6,256,760 6,030,594
Unknown 25,716 51,469 43,379

 

Country of Citizenship 20141 2015 2016
Table 26. Nonimmigrant Admissions (I-94 Only) By Country Of Citizenship: Fiscal Years 2014 To 2016
   Total 74,930,606 76,638,236 76,786,751
Afghanistan 4,150 4,334 4,474
Albania 8,746 9,992 12,808
Algeria 12,465 13,623 14,365
Andorra 1,611 1,344 1,642
Angola 14,715 13,787 10,238
Antigua and Barbuda 14,834 15,022 17,505
Argentina 768,469 806,698 986,148
Armenia 8,232 8,654 10,654
Australia2 1,480,176 1,499,354 1,529,987
Austria 247,122 235,601 240,176
Azerbaijan 7,347 8,419 8,535
Bahamas 240,451 249,276 275,778
Bahrain 8,849 9,313 9,594
Bangladesh 43,560 43,938 43,643
Barbados 61,052 62,214 68,463
Belarus 16,166 17,486 21,586
Belgium 334,279 327,654 319,522
Belize 26,577 28,160 31,468
Benin 3,266 3,473 3,385
Bhutan 1,034 1,215 1,058
Bolivia 55,100 65,089 74,671
Bosnia and Herzegovina 9,380 9,699 10,310
Botswana 2,623 2,914 2,893
Brazil 2,390,245 2,505,525 1,988,148
Brunei 2,106 1,880 1,675
Bulgaria 43,059 43,247 44,815
Burkina Faso 5,267 6,432 7,423
Burma 6,554 7,583 9,445
Burundi 1,732 1,772 1,671
Cabo Verde 4,544 4,451 5,584
Cambodia 4,752 3,756 5,662
Cameroon 11,673 13,070 14,858
Canada3 13,254,972 13,408,292 13,006,072
Central African Republic 374 342 351
Chad 1,190 1,176 1,130
Chile 279,754 354,366 403,143
China, People's Republic4 2,555,896 2,935,175 3,264,362
Colombia 985,073 990,683 951,844
Comoros 247 197 187
Congo, Democratic Republic 6,973 7,321 8,303
Congo, Republic 2,324 1,969 1,807
Costa Rica 228,996 241,739 306,162
Cote d'Ivoire 7,742 8,276 9,283
Croatia 29,808 32,189 33,964
Cuba 43,737 52,215 52,735
Cyprus 10,582 10,282 11,465
Czechia 115,080 116,177 122,475
Denmark5 351,910 364,769 365,602
Djibouti 608 546 870
Dominica 7,060 7,087 5,539
Dominican Republic 304,683 338,009 398,929
Ecuador 337,494 384,373 432,419
Egypt 99,716 104,049 110,525
El Salvador 138,329 173,145 214,391
Equatorial Guinea 2,057 1,687 1,597
Eritrea 2,583 3,094 3,604
Estonia 24,733 24,103 27,308
Ethiopia 18,276 18,967 23,693
Fiji 14,977 13,442 13,004
Finland 173,365 171,655 178,713
France6 2,115,351 2,075,668 2,067,168
Gabon 2,971 3,079 3,079
Gambia 2,695 2,310 2,194
Georgia 9,102 11,110 11,130
Germany 2,448,591 2,381,765 2,366,405
Ghana 29,460 27,965 28,818
Greece 89,425 88,012 96,769
Grenada 10,872 12,484 12,784
Guatemala 252,586 256,875 289,392
Guinea 3,250 3,223 3,771
Guinea-Bissau 285 295 251
Guyana 43,549 56,719 71,449
Haiti 124,841 136,804 161,476
Holy See 136 144 128
Honduras 176,636 183,851 219,702
Hungary 91,102 92,587 99,844
Iceland 56,250 56,149 60,909
India 1,720,729 1,898,327 1,967,181
Indonesia 133,013 137,940 133,883
Iran 33,303 35,266 31,481
Iraq 23,858 21,381 20,969
Ireland 518,282 524,500 543,398
Israel 400,169 458,225 464,862
Italy 1,366,572 1,319,429 1,357,604
Jamaica 265,740 304,611 351,417
Japan 4,199,152 4,021,857 3,985,785
Jordan 44,886 53,559 54,191
Kazakhstan 26,066 29,519 26,929
Kenya 27,425 29,008 31,226
Kiribati 762 953 941
Korea, North 84 99 121
Korea, South 1,780,662 1,946,887 2,191,485
Kosovo 5,204 5,663 6,058
Kuwait 64,754 73,943 76,821
Kyrgyzstan 4,128 3,609 4,113
Laos 2,578 2,294 2,106
Latvia 23,871 23,963 24,742
Lebanon 50,632 51,894 51,595
Lesotho 639 593 715
Liberia 5,152 5,360 4,538
Libya 4,120 2,879 2,106
Liechtenstein 2,330 2,350 2,252
Lithuania 31,612 32,932 38,043
Luxembourg 16,260 15,748 15,508
Macedonia 9,855 10,321 10,790
Madagascar 1,699 1,750 1,974
Malawi 2,547 3,219 3,178
Malaysia 108,926 105,570 102,269
Maldives 559 564 453
Mali 4,331 4,219 4,643
Malta 6,751 6,434 6,935
Marshall Islands 261 200 180
Mauritania 1,953 2,083 1,909
Mauritius 7,095 6,825 6,945
Mexico 20,002,936 20,378,001 19,644,990
Micronesia, Federated States 130 159 175
Moldova 12,939 12,600 12,869
Monaco 1,210 1,311 1,367
Mongolia 14,013 14,808 15,288
Morocco7 34,910 37,058 38,137
Mozambique 2,729 2,807 2,724
Namibia 2,447 2,565 2,526
Nauru 110 115 187
Nepal 23,387 30,019 35,672
Netherlands8 814,560 801,610 820,325
New Zealand9 318,692 336,645 353,745
Nicaragua 65,866 69,935 79,609
Niger 1,566 1,759 1,935
Nigeria 197,750 214,519 215,143
Norway 345,156 336,555 303,484
Oman 10,717 11,419 11,326
Pakistan 102,953 119,644 136,659
Palau 90 160 135
Panama 153,115 162,027 173,769
Papua New Guinea 1,438 1,939 1,502
Paraguay 31,410 32,942 33,610
Peru 292,752 320,007 344,403
Philippines 404,566 420,917 449,501
Poland 207,179 217,453 230,471
Portugal 194,054 190,056 192,521
Qatar 18,740 20,194 19,840
Romania 94,041 96,349 103,298
Russia 413,011 323,435 316,804
Rwanda 5,039 5,065 6,102
Saint Kitts and Nevis 12,449 12,950 12,966
Saint Lucia 16,922 17,859 19,502
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 12,371 12,562 12,589
Samoa 2,137 2,413 2,554
San Marino 787 912 770
Sao Tome and Principe 120 106 89
Saudi Arabia 291,715 306,182 260,262
Senegal 11,390 10,796 11,283
Serbia and Montenegro (former) 7,336 40,528 46,641
Seychelles 480 508 528
Sierra Leone 3,547 3,288 3,270
Singapore 168,686 163,668 159,907
Slovakia 54,303 55,113 58,556
Slovenia 26,152 27,977 28,340
Solomon Islands 342 307 504
Somalia 343 359 430
South Africa 148,243 153,290 150,734
South Sudan 528 541 486
Spain 1,044,430 1,052,251 1,113,561
Sri Lanka 26,816 27,954 29,339
Sudan 4,474 4,792 6,329
Suriname 13,316 14,971 13,254
Swaziland 1,129 1,145 1,246
Sweden 614,592 623,935 622,440
Switzerland 494,892 484,475 478,603
Syria 17,187 16,010 13,475
Taiwan 484,849 487,570 514,994
Tajikistan 1,836 1,999 2,280
Tanzania 8,665 9,677 8,634
Thailand 120,540 116,992 122,225
Timor-Leste 226 232 244
Togo 2,560 2,671 3,028
Tonga 2,561 3,417 4,477
Trinidad and Tobago 174,506 189,641 197,752
Tunisia 13,467 13,523 15,069
Turkey 214,958 226,665 242,419
Turkmenistan 1,777 1,691 1,592
Tuvalu 182 167 202
Uganda 10,308 11,222 11,479
Ukraine 100,877 118,352 127,148
United Arab Emirates 38,542 40,507 41,070
United Kingdom10 4,814,079 4,968,049 5,216,692
Uruguay 80,666 81,603 87,370
Uzbekistan 10,000 11,988 12,410
Vanuatu 208 236 263
Venezuela 774,782 643,784 644,135
Vietnam 93,986 114,572 119,949
Yemen 5,896 5,549 5,628
Zambia 5,441 5,627 5,418
Zimbabwe 10,048 10,754 10,843
Unknown 25,716 51,469 43,379

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 Published Date: January 4, 2018

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