U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published its final fiscal year (FY) 2019 statistics online. These statistics include naturalizations, green cards, employment authorizations and protected populations, among other categories.
Below are highlights for FY 2019:
USCIS naturalized 834,000 new U.S. citizens, which was an 11-year high in new oaths of citizenship.
USCIS granted lawful permanent residence to nearly 577,000 individuals.
The numbers of applications pending for green cards and naturalizations were reduced by 14 percent and 12 percent, respectively.
USCIS received nearly 2.2 million employment authorization applications.
USCIS approved more than 500,000 petitions for nonimmigrant workers, including specialty occupations, temporary agricultural and nonagricultural workers, and other workers.
USCIS processed more than 40 million cases through E-Verify.
- USCIS announcement, https://www.uscis.gov/news/alerts/uscis-final-fy-2019-statistics-available
- Immigration and citizenship data, https://bit.ly/2GLI2Nv
- Asylum statistics as of September 2019, https://bit.ly/37Q6kC2
- 2019 statistics from the Visa Office (Department of State), https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/legal/visa-law0/visa-statistics/annual-reports/report-of-the-visa-office-2019.html