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Matthew Kolken on Deportation And Removal

Refugees and Asylees: 2009 Annual Flow Report

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The Office of Immigration Statistics Annual Flow Report has just been released.  It contains information on the
number of persons admitted to the United States as refugees or granted
asylum in the United States in 2009.

Some of the highlights from the report:


  • A total of 74,602 persons were admitted to the United States as refugees during 2009.

  • The leading countries of nationality for refugees were Iraq, Burma, and Bhutan.

  • During 2009, 22,119 individuals were granted asylum, including 11,933 who were granted asylum affirmatively by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and 10,186 who were granted asylum defensively by an immigration judge during removal proceedings.

  • The leading countries of nationality for persons granted asylum were China, Ethiopia, and Haiti.

  • Of the 11,933 persons granted asylum affirmatively in 2009, more than 80 percent were between the ages of 18 and 54.

  • Slightly more than half were male, and 48 percent were married.

  • In 2009, the two leading states of residence for individuals granted asylum affirmatively were California (37 percent) and New York (15 percent).

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