IMMIGRATION STATISTICS

Below are the 2016 immigration statistics provided by the US Department of Homeland Security.

PERSONS OBTAINING LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENT STATUS

“…foreign nationals who are granted lawful permanent residence (i.e., immigrants who receive a “green card”), admitted as temporary nonimmigrants, granted asylum or refugee status, or are naturalized.”

2016*

1,183,505

      * www.dhs.gov/immigration-statistics/yearbook/2016/table 1

 

 

Eastern European immigrants still continue to come to the United States of America.  Below are the 2016 Eastern European immigration statistics provided by the US Department of Homeland Security.

 

PERSONS OBTAINING LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENCE STATUS BY REGION AND SELECTED COUNTRY OF LAST RESIDENCE

“…data on foreign nationals who are granted lawful permanent residence (i.e., immigrants who receive a “green card”), admitted as temporary nonimmigrants, granted asylum or refugee status, or are naturalized.”

  2016**
Bulgaria 2,560
Czechosolvakia (includes Czechia and Slovakia) 1,299
Greece 1,664
Hungary 999
Poland 5,287
Romania 3,322
Russia 9,280
Yugoslavia (includes Bosnia, Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia) 5,392
   

 

**  www.dhs.gov/immigration-statistics/yearbook/2016/table 2

PERSONS OBTAINING LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENT STATUS BY REGION OF BIRTH

“…data on foreign nationals who are granted lawful permanent residence (i.e., immigrants who receive a “green card”), admitted as temporary nonimmigrants, granted asylum or refugee status, or are naturalized.”

                                                                                                                                2016***

    

Albania

Belarus                                    

Bosnia & Herzegovina                       

Bulgaria                                   

Croatia                                    

Czechia                                    

Czechoslovakia (former)                   

Estonia                                   

Greece                                     

Hungary                                    

Kosovo                                     

Latvia                                     

Lithuania                                 

Macedonia                                  

Moldova                                    

Montenegro                                 

Poland                                     

Romania                                    

Russia                                     

Serbia                                     

Slovakia                                   

Slovenia                                   

Soviet Union (former)                      

Ukraine                                    

5,773

2,127

971

2,670

388

650

62

211

1,451

1,048

1,020

391

735

1,262

2,929

387

5,603

3,554

9,297

1,351

483

119

1,042

10,422

***  www.dhs.gov/immigration-statistics/yearbook/2016/table 3