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Here's a look at immigration to the United States.Legal Immigration Statistics:...

Posted: Dec 4, 2018 2:39 PM
Updated: Dec 4, 2018 2:40 PM

Here's a look at immigration to the United States.

Legal Immigration Statistics:
2017 - 1,127,167 people are granted lawful permanent residence in the United States. The top countries of origin of these "green card" recipients, or LPRs:

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-- Mexico = 168,980

-- China = 66,479

-- Cuba = 64,749

-- Dominican Republic = 58,348

-- India = 57,155

2017 - The top US states where legal permanent residents live are:

-- California = 214,243

-- New York = 139,409

-- Florida = 127,609

-- Texas = 110,126

-- New Jersey = 54,440

2017 - A total of 707,265 people become naturalized US citizens.

Residents becoming naturalized citizens in 2017 had spent a median of eight years in LPR status. Immigrants born in Asia and Africa had the shortest wait time, six years, while those from North America had the longest wait time, 11 years.

Undocumented Immigration Statistics:
2017 - The Department of Homeland Security estimates that there were 12.1 million unauthorized immigrants living in the United States in 2014, up from 11.6 million in 2010. The top countries of origin are:

-- Mexico = 6.6 million

-- El Salvador = 700,000

-- Guatemala = 640,000

-- India = 430,000

-- Honduras = 400,000

-- Philippines = 360,000

2014 - The top US states where unauthorized immigrants settle are:

-- California (24%)

-- Texas (16%)

-- Florida (6%)

-- New York (5%)

-- Illinois (5%)

2016 - 530,250 unauthorized immigrants are apprehended.

2016 - 340,056 unauthorized immigrants are removed.

Unaccompanied Alien Children:
"Unaccompanied alien children" (UAC - term used by US Customs and Border Protection) are referred to the Office of Refugee Resettlement, part of the Department of Health and Human Services, for care while their immigration cases are adjudicated:

-- FY2017 - 40,810

-- FY2016 - 59,170

-- FY2015 - 33,726

-- FY2014 - 57,496

The top countries of origin for UAC (FY2017):

-- Guatemala (45%)

-- El Salvador (27%)

-- Honduras (23%)

About 68% of UAC are boys (FY2017).

About 37% of UAC are between 15 and 16 years old (FY2017).

The average length of stay in shelter care was 41 days (FY2017).

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County data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 490134

Reported Deaths: 33396
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Suffolk483082019
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Erie12650713
Monroe6917300
Dutchess5382163
Onondaga5170207
Albany3488136
Broome316683
Oneida2625128
Ulster243695
Niagara1997101
Putnam176863
Sullivan170948
Schenectady152250
Chemung14563
Saratoga124417
Rensselaer105842
Steuben91557
Chautauqua85813
Columbia66338
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Oswego6064
Tompkins5790
Madison54517
Tioga50230
Greene48718
Cortland4750
Warren44433
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Wayne4005
Orleans37854
Herkimer37610
St. Lawrence3764
Otsego3745
Genesee3735
Fulton36024
Chenango3477
Cayuga3422
Washington32614
Livingston2618
Montgomery2594
Allegany2431
Clinton2245
Essex1950
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