2012 Yearbook of Immigration Statistics

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The Yearbook of Immigration Statistics is a compendium of tables that provides data on foreign nationals who, during a fiscal year, were granted lawful permanent residence (i.e., admitted as immigrants or became legal permanent residents), were admitted into the United States on a temporary basis (e.g., tourists, students, or workers), applied for asylum or refugee status, or were naturalized. The Yearbook also presents data on immigration enforcement actions, including alien apprehensions, removals, and returns. The Yearbooktables are released as they become available. A final PDF is released in September of the following fiscal year.

In addition to the Yearbook, the Office of Immigration Statistics Annual Flow Reports andAnnual Reports provide text, tables, and charts on legal permanent residents, refugees and asylees, nonimmigrant admissions, naturalizations, and enforcement actions. The Annual Flow Reports and Annual Reports have replaced the text chapters in the earlier editions of theYearbook.

To view the entire Yearbook, click on the link below. To view only the data tables (in Excel format) or the report for a subject, such as "legal permanent residents," "naturalizations," or "nonimmigrant admissions," click on the link under the subject matter heading. 

2012 Yearbook of Immigration Statistics

 Legal Permanent Residents


Citizenship and Naturalization: 
Nonimmigrant Visas: 
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