Legal Non-immigrant Admissions by Category and Country of Citizenship

Summary: Number of nonimmigrant admissions by category of admission and region and country of citizenship

This database reports the number of nonimmigrant admissions (I-94 only) by selected category of admission and region and country of citizenship by federal fiscal year (Oct. 1-Sept. 30). Nonimmigrant admissions refer to arrivals of persons who are authorized to stay in the United States for a limited period of time . Most nonimmigrants enter the United States as tourists or business travelers, but some come to work, study, or engage in cultural exchange programs. See additional details on admissions categories and geographic definitions.

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Geographic Coverage: U.S.

Periodicity: Annually

Series Begins/Ends: 2005 - 2016

Data Source: Department of Homeland Security

Updated:  May 28, 2018 Next update: Apr. 25, 2019

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 All other classes  Diplomat and other representatives  Other
 Region or Country of Citizenship  Students and exchange visitors  Temporary workers and families
 Total  Unknown  Visa Waiver

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