Of the 52,656,022 nonimmigrants admitted to the United States via air and sea ports of entry in fiscal year (FY) 2017, 98.67 percent departed the United States on time and in accordance with the terms of the their admission, according to a report released by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Of that number, 1.33 percent or 701,900 nonimmigrants, overstayed. Of these, there were 606,926 suspected in-county overstays or 1.15 percent at the end of FY 2017. This includes those who remain in the United States beyond their period of admission and for whom there is no identifiable evidence of a departure, an extension of period of admission, or transition to another immigration status.
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