Estimated number of O-1 and O-2 workers employed in the United States, 2013
|Number of workers|
|O-1 and O-2 visas issued, 2011–2013||48,620|
|Emigration to country of origin or third country or nonrenewal||-14,819|
|O-1 and O-2 adjustment to LPR status via employment-based preference, 2011–2013||-3,801|
|Estimated deaths (217.9 per 100,000)||-106|
Notes: Estimated emigration is calculated as 50 percent of the visas issued in 2011 and 2012. All references to a particular year should be understood to mean the U.S. government’s fiscal year (October 1–September 30).
Sources: U.S. DOS CA 2017a; U.S. DOL OFLC 2017; adjustment of status data acquired through a FOIA request by Lazaro Zamora of the Bipartisan Policy Center (includes both unpublished data and data published in Zamora 2016); mortality rate calculated from Centers for Disease Control data at wonder.cdc.gov (CDC 2014)