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IMMIGRANT VISAS ISSUED TO ORPHANS COMING TO THE U.S.


TOP COUNTRIES OF ORIGIN

 

FY2005

1

7,906 - CHINA (MAINLAND)

2

4,639 - RUSSIA

3

3,783 - GUATEMALA

4

1,630 - S. KOREA

5

821 - UKRAINE

6

755 - KAZAKHSTAN

7

441 - ETHIOPIA

8

323 - INDIA

9

291 - COLOMBIA

10

271 - PHILIPPINES

11

231 - HAITI

12

182 - LIBERIA

13

141 - CHINA (TAIWAN BORN)

14

98 - MEXICO

15

73 - POLAND AND THAILAND (BOTH 73)

16

66 - BRAZIL

17

65 - NIGERIA

18

63 - JAMAICA

19

62 - NEPAL

20

54 - MOLDOVA



  FY 2004 FY 2003 FY 2002
1 7,044 - CHINA (mainland) 6,859 - CHINA (mainland) 5,053 - CHINA (mainland)
2 5,865 - RUSSIA 5,209 - RUSSIA 4,939 - RUSSIA
3 3,264 - GUATEMALA 2,328 - GUATEMALA 2,219 - GUATEMALA
4 1,716 - S. KOREA 1,790 - S - KOREA 1,779 - S - KOREA
5 826 - KAZAKHSTAN 825 - KAZAKHSTAN 1,106 - UKRAINE
6 723 - UKRAINE 702 - UKRAINE 819 - KAZAKHSTAN
7 406 - INDIA 472 - INDIA 766 - VIETNAM
8 356 - HAITI 382 - VIETNAM 466 - INDIA
9 289 - ETHIOPIA 272 - COLOMBIA 334 - COLOMBIA
10 287 - COLOMBIA 250 - HAITI 260 - BULGARIA
11 202 - BELARUS 214 - PHILIPPINES 254 - CAMBODIA
12 196 - PHILIPPINES 200 - ROMANIA 221 - PHILIPPINES
13 110 - BULGARIA 198 - BULGARIA 187 - HAITI
14 102 - POLAND 191 - BELARUS 169 - BELARUS
15 89 - MEXICO 135 - ETHIOPIA 168 - ROMANIA
16 86 - LIBERIA 124 - CAMBODIA 105 - ETHIOPIA
17 73 - NEPAL 97 - POLAND 101 - POLAND
18 71 - NIGERIA 72 - THAILAND 67 - THAILAND
19 69 - THAILAND and BRAZIL (both 69) 62 - AZERBAIJAN 65 - PERU
20 57 - ROMANIA 61 - MEXICO 61 - MEXICO

 

  FY 2001

FY 2000

FY 1999

1 4,681 - CHINA (mainland) 5,053 - CHINA 4,348 - RUSSIA
2 4,279 - RUSSIA 4,269 - RUSSIA 4,101 - CHINA
3 1,870 - S - KOREA 1,794 - S - KOREA 2,008 - S - KOREA
4 1,609 - GUATEMALA 1,518 - GUATEMALA 1,002 - GUATEMALA
5 1,246 - UKRAINE 1,122 - ROMANIA 895 - ROMANIA
6 782 - ROMANIA 724 - VIETNAM 709 - VIETNAM
7 737 - VIETNAM 659 - UKRAINE 500 - INDIA
8 672 - KAZAKHSTAN 503 - INDIA 323 - UKRAINE
9 543 - INDIA 402 - CAMBODIA 248 - CAMBODIA
10 407 - COLOMBIA 399 - KAZAKHSTAN 231 - COLOMBIA
11 297 - BULGARIA 246 - COLOMBIA 221 - BULGARIA
12 266 - CAMBODIA 214 - BULGARIA 195 - PHILIPPINES
13 219 - PHILIPPINES 173 - PHILIPPINES  
14 192 - HAITI 131 - HAITI  
15 158 - ETHIOPIA 106 - MEXICO  
16 129 - BELARUS 95 - ETHIOPIA  
17 86 - POLAND 88 - THAILAND  
18 74 - THAILAND 83 - POLAND  
19 73 - MEXICO 79 - MOLDOVA  
20 51 - JAMAICA and LIBERIA (both 51) 60 - BOLIVIA  

 

FY 1998

FY 1997

FY 1996

1

4,491 - RUSSIA

3,816 - RUSSIA

3,333 - CHINA

2

4,206 - CHINA

3,597 - CHINA

2,454 - RUSSIA

3

1,829 - S - KOREA

1,654 - S - KOREA

1,516 - KOREA

4

911 - GUATEMALA

788 - GUATEMALA

555 - ROMANIA

5

603 - VIETNAM

621 - ROMANIA

427 - GUATEMALA

6

478 - INDIA

425 - VIETNAM

380 - INDIA

7

406 - ROMANIA

352 - INDIA

354 - VIETNAM

8

351 - COLOMBIA

233 - COLOMBIA

258 - PARAGUAY

9

249 - CAMBODIA

163 - PHILIPPINES

255 - COLOMBIA

10

200 - PHILIPPINES

152 - MEXICO

229 - PHILIPPINES

11

180 - UKRAINE

148 - BULGARIA

163 - BULGARIA

12

168 - MEXICO

142 - HAITI

103 - BRAZIL

13

151 - BULGARIA

108 - LATVIA

82 - LATVIA

14

140 - DOMIN REP

91 - BRAZIL

78 - LITHUANIA

15

121 - HAITI

82 - ETHIOPIA

77 - GEORGIA

16

103 - BRAZIL

78 - LITHUANIA

76 - MEXICO

17

96 - ETHIOPIA

78 - POLAND

68 - HAITI

18

84 - THAILAND

77 - BOLIVIA

64 - POLAND

19

77 - POLAND

72 - HUNGARY

63 - CHILE

20

76 - LATVIA

66 - CAMBODIA

55 - THAILAND

21

51 - ECUADOR,HUNGARY

 

FY 1995

FY 1994

FY 1993

1

2,130 - CHINA

1,795 - KOREA

1,775 - KOREA

2

1,896 - RUSSIA

1,530 - RUSSIA

746 - RUSSIA

3

1,666 - KOREA

787 - CHINA

512 - GUATEMALA

4

449 - GUATEMALA

483 - PARAGUAY

426 - COLOMBIA

5

371 - INDIA

436 - GUATEMALA

412 - PARAGUAY

6

351 - PARAGUAY

412 - INDIA

360 - PHILIPPINES

7

350 - COLOMBIA

351 - COLOMBIA

331 - INDIA

8

318 - VIETNAM

314 - PHILIPPINES

330 - CHINA

9

298 - PHILIPPINES

220 - VIETNAM

273 - UKRAINE

10

275 - ROMANIA

199 - ROMANIA

224 - PERU

11

146 - BRAZIL

164 - UKRAINE

179 - HONDURAS

12

110 - BULGARIA

149 - BRAZIL

161 - BRAZIL

13

98 - LITHUANIA

97 - BULGARIA

133 - BULGARIA

14

90 - CHILE

95 - LITHUANIA

124 - BOLIVIA

15

83 - MEXICO

94 - POLAND

110 - VIETNAM

16

67 - ECUADOR

85 - MEXICO

100 - ELSALVADOR

17

63 - ETHIOPIA

79 - CHILE

97 - ROMANIA

18

63 - JAPAN

77 - HONDURAS

91 - MEXICO

19

59 - LATVIA

61 - HAITI

70 - POLAND

20

53 - THAILAND

54 - ETHIOPIA

69 - THAILAND

21

51 - GEORGIA

49 - JAPAN

64 - JAPAN

 

 

FY 1992

FY 1991

FY 1990

1

1,840 - KOREA

2,594 - ROMANIA 2,620 - KOREA
2

418 - GUATEMALA

1,818 - KOREA 631 - COLOMBIA
3

404 - COLOMBIA

705 - PERU 440 - PERU
4

357 - PHILIPPINES

521 - COLOMBIA 421 - PHILIPPINES
5

352 - INDIA

445 - INDIA 348 - INDIA
6

324 - RUSSIA

393 - PHILIPPINES 302 - CHILE
7

309 - PERU

329 - GUATEMALA 282 - PARAGUAY
8

249 - HONDURAS

266 - CHILE 257 - GUATEMALA
9

212 - PARAGUAY

234 - HONDURAS 228 - BRAZIL
10

206 - CHINA

190 - PARAGUAY 197 - HONDURAS
11

179 - CHILE

175 - BRAZIL 121 - ROMANIA
12

138 - BRAZIL

131 - THAILAND 112 - MEXICO
13

121 - ROMANIA

123 - El SALVADOR 105 - COSTA RICA
14

117 - EL SALVADOR

97 - MEXICO 103 - EL SALVADOR
15

109 - POLAND

92 - POLAND 100 - THAILAND
16

91 - BULGARIA

87 - JAPAN 66 - POLAND
17

91 - MEXICO

61 - CHINA 66 - TAIWAN
18

86 - THAILAND

60 - CAMBODIA 64 - HAITI
19

73 - BOLIVIA

56 - COSTA RICA 59 - ECUADOR
20

68 - JAPAN

54 - TAIWAN 58 - DOMINICAN REP
21

64 - COSTA RICA

50 - DOMINICAN REP 57 - JAPAN

World Total for Fiscal Years

2005 - 22,728
2004 - 22,884
2003 - 21,616
2002 - 20,099
2001 - 19,237
2000 - 17,718
1999 - 16,363
1998 - 15,774
1997 - 12,743
1996 - 10,641
1995 - 8,987
1994 - 8,333
1993 - 7,377
1992 - 6,472
1991 - 8,481
1990 - 7,093