Are you thinking about applying for a visa? If so, you might want to consider filing your application quickly to save some money as USCIS is going to raise filing fees. In some cases, the increase in fees is almost 200% and on average filing fees will increase by 21%. We have summarized some of the increases that will take place on December 23rd 2016.
|Immigration Petition||Old Fee||New Fee||Percentage Increase|
|I-129 (Petition for Non-Immigrant Workers – e.g. H-1B, E-2, L-1)||$325||$460||42%|
|I-485 (Green Card Adjustment of Status Application)||$985||$1,140||16%|
|I-765 (Employment Authorization)||$380||$410||8%|
|I-526 (EB-5 Petition)||$1,500||$3,675||145%|
|I-924 (Application for a Regional Center)||$6,230||$17,795||186%|
|N-400 (Citizenship Application)||$595||$640||8%|
|I-130 (Green Card Petition for Relative)||$420||$535||27%|
|I-140 (Green Card Petition for Employment)||$580||$700||21%|
You can find the fill list of fee increases by clicking here.
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