USCIS Releases Form I-918 Statistics

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The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently released Form I-918, Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status statistics from fiscal year (FY) 2009 to 2015. The chart includes Form I-918 petitions for principal beneficiaries (U1) and derivative family member beneficiaries (U2, U3, U4, and U5). Although only 10,000 U1 visas may be granted each year, the chart shows that the number of U1 visa applications has increased each year. Consequently, the number of outstanding Form I-918 petitions has increased each year. As of the publishing of this chart, there are 63,762 pending U1 visa petitions. I have included the chart below for your convenience.

 

 

          Petitions by Case Status          

 

 

Victims of

Criminal Activities

      Family Members       Total    

Period

Petitions

Received

Approved

Denied

Pending

Petitions

Received

Approved

Denied

Pending

Petitions

Received

Approved

Denied

Pending

Fiscal Year — Total

                       

2009

6,835

5,825

688

11,863

4,102

2,838

158

9,275

10,937

8,663

846

21,138

2010

10,742

10,073

4,347

7,403

6,418

9,315

2,576

6,242

17,160

19,388

6,923

13,645

2011

16,768

10,088

2,929

10,184

10,033

7,602

1,645

8,329

26,801

17,690

4,574

18,513

2012

24,768

10,122

2,866

19,899

15,126

7,421

1,465

15,592

39,894

17,543

4,331

35,491

2013

25,432

10,030

1,829

33,540

18,263

8,198

1,440

24,956

43,695

18,228

3,269

58,496

2014

26,039

10,020

4,056

45,898

19,229

8,500

3,017

33,111

45,268

18,520

7,073

79,009

Fiscal Year 2015 by Quarter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q1. October - December

7,469

10,008

570

42,995

5,618

6,664

405

31,774

13,087

16,672

975

74,769

Q2. January - March

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q3. April - June

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q4. July - September

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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