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Immigration Statistics Fast Facts

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.

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Kings1503768020
Suffolk1243842560
Nassau1113932529
Bronx1027395252
Westchester829331780
New York736343424
Erie507161350
Richmond437851367
Monroe43226742
Rockland31346806
Orange28168642
Onondaga26954520
Oneida16342335
Dutchess16115298
Albany15771251
Niagara11664235
Broome10743249
Saratoga883978
Schenectady8347118
Ulster7448186
Rensselaer6596101
Putnam629472
Chemung5479107
Chautauqua535054
Oswego476262
Ontario459279
Steuben4496130
Cayuga426769
Sullivan375148
Wayne356850
Genesee356696
Herkimer348548
St. Lawrence343756
Cattaraugus330860
Madison304775
Jefferson303121
Livingston260537
Cortland258753
Tompkins257222
Columbia234467
Allegany231375
Tioga214554
Montgomery212372
Wyoming207541
Clinton204016
Fulton199947
Warren198237
Greene196455
Orleans188268
Chenango168039
Otsego160021
Washington142421
Lewis141922
Seneca117745
Franklin10869
Delaware98316
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Yates78316
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Hamilton1451
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