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DHS Entry/Exit Overstay Report 2015


According to the report, in FY


For individuals who entered on the visa waiver program the overstay rate in 2015 was a mere .6%. Granted, 6% is still ovevr 150,000 people that are unaccounted for. It is impressive that what large percentage of individuals respect the law and return in a timely manner.


Bhutan citizens have the highest overstay rate at 24.89%. The actual number of overstays from Bhutan is rather low at 110 people.

Solomon Islands citizens had a perfect record with 0 overstays in 2015. 140 citizens of of the Solomon Islands came to the US and 140 left. Sao Tome and Principe also had a perfect record with a 0% overstay rate.


Pursuant to the requirement contained in Division F, Title I of P.L. 114-113, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, and 8 U.S.C. 1376, DHS must publish data regarding visa overstays. FULL REPORT HERE.