Green Cards and H-1B Visas Issued 1990-1999
A Green Card allows an individual to become a naturalized US citizen, with certain rights and responsibilities accompanying the new immigration status. On the other hand, the H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows graduate-level workers to work in the US for 3 years in a specialty occupation. However, an extension is granted in certain permissible circumstances. Data related to the issuance of Green Cards and H-1B visas between 1990 and 1999 is provided in the attached spreadsheet.
- 1,535,872 Green Cards and 100,446 H-1B visas were issued in 1990.
- There were 1,826,595 Green Cards and 51,882 H-1B visas issued in 1991.
- The year will the least Green Cards issued was 1999 with 646,568 cards.
- The year with the least H-1B visas issued was 1992 with 44,290 visas.