Overview

The Yearbook of Immigration Statistics is a compendium of tables that provides data on foreign nationals who, during a fiscal year, were granted lawful permanent residence (i.e., admitted as immigrants or became legal permanent residents), were admitted into the United States on a temporary basis (e.g., tourists, students, or workers), applied for asylum or refugee status, or were naturalized. The Yearbook also presents data on immigration enforcement actions, including alien apprehensions, removals, and returns.

http://www.dhs.gov/yearbook-immigration-statistics

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JSON Path Type Comment Example Value
[0].Country unicode Canada
[0].Data dict {u'Enforcement': {u'Non-criminal': 1099, u'Criminal': 462, u'Apprehended': 1486, u'Inadmissable': 41861}, u'Legal permanant residences': {u'Birth': 21878, u'Last Residence': 29930}, u'Naturalizations (Birth)': 7815, u'Refugees': {u'Defensive Asylum': 4, u'Arrived': -1, u'Affirmative': -1}, u'Nonimmigrant Admissions': {u'Last Residence': 527264, u'Birth': 231171}}
[0].Year int 2005
[0].Data.Enforcement dict {u'Non-criminal': 1099, u'Criminal': 462, u'Apprehended': 1486, u'Inadmissable': 41861}
[0].Data.Legal permanant residences dict {u'Birth': 21878, u'Last Residence': 29930}
[0].Data.Naturalizations (Birth) int 7815
[0].Data.Refugees dict {u'Defensive Asylum': 4, u'Arrived': -1, u'Affirmative': -1}
[0].Data.Nonimmigrant Admissions dict {u'Last Residence': 527264, u'Birth': 231171}
[0].Data.Refugees.Arrived int -1
[0].Data.Refugees.Defensive Asylum int 4
[0].Data.Refugees.Affirmative int -1
[0].Data.Legal permanant residences.Last Residence int 29930
[0].Data.Legal permanant residences.Birth int 21878
[0].Data.Nonimmigrant Admissions.Birth int 231171
[0].Data.Nonimmigrant Admissions.Last Residence int 527264
[0].Data.Enforcement.Non-criminal int 1099
[0].Data.Enforcement.Criminal int 462
[0].Data.Enforcement.Apprehended int 1486
[0].Data.Enforcement.Inadmissable int 41861