Table 2. Affirmative, Defensive, and Total Asylees by Country of Origin, 2010
Country Affirmative Asylees   Country Defensive Asylees   Country All Asylees
  Number Percent     Number Percent     Number Percent
China, PRC 2,888 25.7   China, PRC 3,795 38.5   China, PRC 6,683 31.7
Ethiopia 686 6.1   Ethiopia 407 4.1   Ethiopia 1,093 5.2
Haiti 665 5.9   India 241 2.4   Haiti 832 3.9
Venezuela 479 4.3   Colombia 234 2.4   Venezuela 660 3.1
Nepal 410 3.6   Nepal 230 2.3   Nepal 640 3.0
Iran 402 3.6   Egypt 216 2.2   Colombia 591 2.8
Russia 389 3.5   Somalia 208 2.1   Russia 548 2.6
Colombia 357 3.2   Armenia 206 2.1   Egypt 536 2.5
Egypt 320 2.8   Cameroon 196 2.0   Iran 485 2.3
Guatemala 299 2.7   Guinea 186 1.9   Guatemala 465 2.2
All other countries, including unknown 4,349 38.7   All other countries, including unknown 3,950 40.0   All other countries, including unknown 8,580 40.6
Total 11,244 100.0   Total 9,869 100.0   Total 21,113 100.0
Source: Department of Homeland Security, Yearbook of Immigration Statistics, Refugees and Asylees Tables. Available Online.


_______________________________________________
Copyright © Migration Policy Institute.
All rights reserved.
1400 16th St. NW, Suite 300 · Washington, DC 20036
ph: (001) 202-266-1940 · fax: (001) 202-266-1900
source@migrationinformation.org