Visas granted

By type of visa

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Temporary workers and their families
Treaty traders, investors, and their families
Representatives of foreign information media and their families
Students and their families (including commuter students)
Exchange visitors and their families
Diplomats, NATO, and other representatives, their employees, and their families
Alien fiancé(e)s of U.S. citizens and children
Spouses, Children, and Dependents of pending citizens
Temporary visitors for business or pleasure (including with Border Crossing Cards)
Transit aliens
Crew (airline, cruiseship, etc)
Other (including informants, crime victims, trafficking victims)
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Temporary workers and their families283,006319,919386,354461,413529,194464,507456,852511,787504,719572,438651,826598,695465,803493,675523,643542,103606,731665,183733,544803,827834,257852,667
Treaty traders, investors, and their families29,75830,23232,94836,52036,88633,44432,09636,82137,16440,43940,65740,09334,63836,31839,99745,11050,14153,05459,22164,32962,97460,438
Representatives of foreign information media and their families12,05611,62712,69413,92813,79918,18712,32916,39016,97515,51415,88517,06915,21913,45014,17714,44714,29813,67414,447
Students and their families (including commuter students)295,941280,382292,012315,409325,175260,811239,881242,719261,968302,042329,988375,177363,305420,753486,505526,108575,956639,914689,390.24512,971431,053399,325
Exchange visitors and their families213,687225,628245,743273,959299,958286,380283,662282,379303,822340,055376,182392,089345,541353,602359,384350,153352,396373,176374,829374,829374,829374,829
Diplomats, NATO, and other representatives, their employees, and their families113,624114,989117,359122,999115,888122,842120,308136,224141,707137,786141,188149,266154,013158,915162,340164,249158,109162,604163,448164,731161,817167,387
Alien fiancé(e)s of U.S. citizens and children13,45514,46719,45624,74628,70832,63629,05634,35239,21835,58838,64535,30131,86735,53128,16031,79230,10841,02535,33844,13040,18528,656
Spouses, Children, and Dependents of pending citizens000025,33663,48258,78038,41917,77713,85612,3949,7108,7784,775856362182463221122236
Temporary visitors for business or pleasure (including with Border Crossing Cards)4,711,1634,564,2574,859,9035,662,6635,983,1524,259,0513,375,9603,413,7623,740,5124,076,2154,514,1674,696,1184,116,9844,652,9525,614,3096,955,7607,086,0097,681,3008,510,4918,072,1897,432,5156,811,878
Transit aliens46,06239,87934,32433,05032,95230,23940,83989,27675,85367,21361,13847,23338,38733,34927,19225,06322,43525,16621,54021,08019,33515,652
Crew (airline, cruiseship, etc)185,282204,389191,666196,568197,530197,516231,404246,729249,104235,430262,109242,134229,527218,510249,592269,817265,611274,234287,003301,462300,487295,646
Other (including informants, crime victims, trafficking victims)2126193812003424672411321541061911209211,7842,1262,3732,6872,2732,0572,0392,341
Temporary workers and their families
Treaty traders, investors, and their families
Representatives of foreign information media and their families
Students and their families (including commuter students)
Exchange visitors and their families
Diplomats, NATO, and other representatives, their employees, and their families
Alien fiancé(e)s of U.S. citizens and children
Spouses, Children, and Dependents of pending citizens
Temporary visitors for business or pleasure (including with Border Crossing Cards)
Transit aliens
Crew (airline, cruiseship, etc)
Other (including informants, crime victims, trafficking victims)

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