Jul 10, 2012

Interesting Numbers about Non-Immigrant Admissions to US

According to the Department of Homeland Security's Annual Flow Report of July 2012:
"During2011, there were 159 million nonimmigrant admissions to the United States according to DHS work-load estimates.2 These admissions included tourists and business travelers from Canada, Mexican nationals with Border Crossing Cards, and I-94 admissions.3 I-94 admissions accounted for 33 percent (53.1 million) of the total admissions (see Figure 1). The majority (87 percent) of I-94 admissions were temporary visitors for business and pleasure, while 6.4 percent were tempo-rary workers and families and 3.4 percent were students. The leading countries of citizenship for I-94 admissions were Mexico, the United Kingdom, and Japan."

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