Data By Topic People & Society Immigration Immigration & Immigration Enforcement

Visas granted

This includes all nonimmigrant visas issued, including temporary visitors coming for work, school, or tourism. Visas vary in duration depending on the reason they are issued. Visa data excludes lawful permanent residents, also known as "green card" holders.

There were 2.79 million visas granted in 2021, a decrease of 30.4% or 1.22 million visas granted from 2020.

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