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Table 5. Persons Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status by Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) of Residence: Fiscal Years 2015 to 2017

The 2017 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 5. Persons Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status by Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) of Residence: Fiscal Years 2015 to 2017
Geographic Area 2015 2016 2017
      Total 1,051,031 1,183,505 1,127,167
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 162,168 195,593 174,421
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 82,979 88,743 82,470
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 77,647 88,651 80,133
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 37,340 40,642 39,927
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 34,591 37,777 38,686
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 36,658 39,749 36,832
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 34,152 36,476 35,420
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 29,660 33,605 34,620
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH 22,836 28,677 29,908
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 20,875 23,620 21,341
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 19,007 20,582 20,814
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 18,210 19,318 19,948
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 19,866 19,790 19,880
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 18,524 18,690 18,106
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 15,912 16,559 15,987
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 12,364 14,485 13,556
Tampa-Saint Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 11,040 11,792 13,420
Minneapolis-Saint Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 11,655 12,233 12,680
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 8,940 11,306 12,533
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 10,730 13,273 12,379
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 12,302 15,864 12,310
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 9,394 9,832 11,052
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 8,549 9,738 9,798
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 7,550 8,599 8,390
Austin-Round Rock, TX 6,812 8,336 7,908
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 7,225 8,443 7,741
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 5,790 6,693 6,811
Columbus, OH 5,860 6,443 6,463
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 5,721 6,462 6,274
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 4,360 5,241 5,617
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 4,538 5,363 5,382
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 4,735 5,218 5,205
Raleigh, NC 4,199 4,625 4,924
Kansas City, MO-KS 4,116 4,473 4,600
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 3,057 4,126 4,408
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 4,260 4,810 4,400
El Paso, TX 4,814 5,082 4,397
Jacksonville, FL 3,296 4,306 4,082
Urban Honolulu, HI 4,731 4,735 4,081
Salt Lake City, UT 4,503 4,493 4,065
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 3,169 4,001 3,845
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 3,446 3,925 3,834
Saint Louis, MO-IL 3,205 3,068 3,760
Worcester, MA-CT 3,010 3,575 3,624
Stockton-Lodi, CA 3,151 3,600 3,476
Fresno, CA 3,212 3,591 3,377
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 3,079 3,183 3,176
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 3,124 3,315 3,091
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 2,758 3,223 3,016
San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR 3,012 3,222 2,989
Other CBSAs 204,476 227,700 216,755
Other metropolitan areas 178,638 199,408 190,255
Other micropolitan areas 25,838 28,292 26,500
Non-CBSA 14,170 14,823 14,357
Unknown 253 1,836 898

Note: Metropolitan areas defined based on the 2015 update of Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSAs) definitions. As a result, numbers for previous years may differ from previously published figures. The most current CBSA definitions are available from the U.S. Census Bureau at https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/metro-micro.html.

Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Last Published Date: October 2, 2018

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