Since 2000, the number of Portuguese entries in the US has been variable. From 2000 to 2002, the figures were higher than 1,000 entries, having been in 2001 the year where maximum value was registered in the series under analysis, with 1,601 Portuguese entering the United States. In 2003, there was a decrease: only 808 nationals entered the United States. From 2004 to 2006, there was a progressive increase, followed by a drop in 2007. Since 2008, the figures have been lower than 1,000 entries, with slight variations from year to year.
Currently, the US is the twelfth country where most Portuguese emigrate.
Cite as Vidigal, Inês (2016), “Portuguese entries into the US remain below the thousand line in 2014”, Observatório da Emigração. http://observatorioemigracao.pt/np4EN/5366.html