Green Card in USA, Albania with Impressing Figures
Albanian Daily News
Published December 5, 2017
Albanians ranks at 6th place in Europe for the number of permanent staying permits in USA, otherwise known as Green Card, from 2005 to 2015 in relation to the population's number. According to the data released by the US authorities show that Green Card has been given to around 54.00 Albanians during this period of time. This figure is the equivalent of 1.8% of country's population in 2015, ranking Albania in a much better position in comparison to Bosnia Herzegovina with only 0.7% of the population.
Meanwhile the updated figures made public by the US Institute of Migration Policy for the period 1999-2015 confirm that Green Card has been granted to a total of 77.618 Albanians. The highest number of staying permits was issued on 2006 with a total of 7961 Green Cards while the lowest was registered in 2003 with only 3,362 Green Cards.