Estimated number of L-1 workers employed in the United States, 2013

Number of workers
Estimated L-1 approvals
L-1A: 57.6% of all L-1 visas issued, 2007–2013 292,541
L-1B: 42.4% of all L-1 visas issued, 2009–2013 143,852
Subtotal 436,393
Emigration to country of origin or third country (15 percent) -65,459
Estimated deaths (377.2 per 100,000) -1,646
L-1 adjustment to LPR status via employment-based preference, 2007–2013 -58,031
Total 311,257

Note: 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; USCIS I-129 microdata for fiscal years 2009–2012 acquired through a FOIA request; mortality rate calculated from Centers for Disease Control data at (CDC 2014); adjustment of status data from Zamora 2016

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