H-1B nonimmigrants who adjusted to lawful permanent resident (LPR) status through employment-based immigrant preference categories, 2011–2013

Year Number adjusted to LPR status
2011 47,764
2012 42,318
2013 49,221
Total 139,303

Note: All references to a particular year should be understood to mean the U.S. government’s fiscal year (October 1–September 30).

Sources: Data acquired from USCIS via a FOIA request and published in Zamora 2016

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