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Annual ORR Reports to Congress - 2005: TABLE 1 -- Arrivals by Country of Origin, FY 1983-2005

Published: May 7, 2014

TABLE 1 -- Arrivals by Country of Origin, FY 1983-2005

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN FY 83-00 FY 2001 FY 2002 FY 2003 FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 83 - 05
AFGHANISTAN
24,493
2,927
1,670
1,448
927
801
32,266
ALBANIA
3,652
3
5
 
 
 
3,660
ANGOLA
281
34
16
21
21
21
394
BULGARIA
1,971
 
 
 
 
 
1,971
BURMA
1,600
543
128
202
1,055
1,438
4,966
BURUNDI
492
109
62
14
273
213
1,163
CAMBODIA
71,401
23
2
7
3
9
71,445
COLUMBIA
8
 
8
145
569
318
1,048
CONGO
2,247
262
112
289
638
458
4,006
CUBA a/
45,661
2,941
1,922
301
2,960
6,359
60,144
CUBA (Entrant) b/
129,814
17,195
17,990
10,199
25,962
15,061
216,221
CZECH REPUBLIC
7,535
 
 
 
 
 
7,535
ETHIOPIA c/
30,323
1,541
343
1,731
2,825
1,996
38,759
HAITI d/
6,789
23
5
 
17
8
6,842
HAITI (Entrant) e/
17,755
1,711
867
993
325
132
21,783
HUNGARY
5,124
 
 
 
 
 
5,124
IRAN
49,790
6,581
1,524
2,452
1,784
1,848
63,979
IRAQ
38,480
2,473
446
296
65
186
41,946
KENYA
42
13
24
251
527
282
1,139
LAOS
113,451
22
18
13
5,995
8,473
127,972
LIBERIA
9,226
3,416
561
2,940
7,107
4,215
27,465
NICARAGUA
1,536
 
 
 
 
 
1,536
NIGERIA
1,091
81
28
54
34
13
1,301
POLAND
28,799
4
 
1
2
 
28,806
ROMANIA
34,661
 
1
 
3
2
34,667
RWANDA
937
94
47
50
177
184
1,489
SIERRA LEONE
2,122
1,999
176
1,374
1,066
876
7,613
SOMALIA
35,115
4,939
246
1,728
12,813
10,101
64,942
SUDAN
11,806
5,950
883
2,092
3,479
2,197
26,407
TOGO
694
279
16
44
38
73
1,144
UGANDA
372
12
2
5
11
10
412
USSR (Former) f/
453,249
14,868
9,951
8,730
8,788
11,272
506,858
VIETNAM
379,972
2,730
3,049
1,399
974
2,009
390,133
VIETNAM (Amerasia)
75,079
378
263
67
33
75
75,895
YUGOSLAVIA (Former) g/
144,619
15,763
5,438
2,523
486
143
168,972
OTHER/UNKNOWN h/
2,934
345
93
175
201
233
3,981
Table Total
1,733,121
87,259
45,896
39,544
79,158
69,006
2,053,984
a/ Includes Cubans with humanitarian parolee status prior to FY 1992.
b/ Includes Cubans with humanitarian parolee status since 1992 or Havana parolee status since 1995.
c/ Includes Eritrea
d/ Includes Haitians with refugee status or humanitarian parolee status prior to FY 1992.
e/ Includes Haitians with entrant status or with humanitarian parolee status since FY 1992.
f/ Includes refugees from the former republics of the Soviet Union.
g/ Includes refugees from the former republics of Yugoslavia.
h/ Includes countries with fewer than 300 arrivals as well as cases with an unknown country of origin.

 

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