Proposed USCIS Fee Increase
Department of Homeland Security announces today of its proposal to increase certain USCIS filing fees because the current fees do not recover the full costs of services USCIS is providing. The proposed rule means an increase in filing fees that averages at 21 percent and adds one new fee of $3,035 for the processing of I-924A for Employment Based Immigrant Visa, Fifth Preference (EB-5).
Included in the proposed fees are 8% increase in Application for Naturalization (N-400) filing fee from $595 to $640, 25% increase in Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card (I-90) filing fee from $365 to $455, 16% increase in Application to Adjust Status (I-485) filing fee from $985 to $1,140, and 27% increase in Petition for Alien Relative (I-130) filing fee from $420 to $535.
DHS is currently accepting written comments on the proposed rule until July 5, 2016.
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