USCIS Filing Fees Are Increasing!

USCIS is increasing filing fees!  New (and significantly higher) filing fees will be effective as of December 23, 2016. Here are the new filing fees effective December 23, 2016. If you are eligible for an immigration benefit but haven’t yet filed your case, you may want to think about doing it before the new fees […]

Implementation of New USCIS Immigrant Fee Beginning February 1, 2013

On December 13, 2012, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced its plan to assess an additional immigrant visa fee beginning February 1, 2013. New fee allows USCIS to recover the costs of processing immigrant visas after individuals receive their visa packages from the Department of State abroad. Beginning February 1, 2013, USCIS will […]

Fee Waiver Form from USCIS – Form I-912

As the new filing fees go into effect today, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), for the first time, is introducing a fee waiver form, Form I-912, Request for Fee Waiver. The new form identifies clear requirements for documenting a fee waiver request.  The form’s instructions also give information on the methodology that USCIS […]

New USCIS Filing Fees to Take Effect on November 23, 2010

Just a friendly reminder to our readers – beginning tomorrow, November 23, 2010, all USCIS application must be accompanied by new filing fees established by the USCIS.  Applications or petitions postmarked or otherwise filed on or after this date must include the new fee, or they will be rejected. Schedule of Fees The following schedule […]

USCIS Fees Increasing on November 23, 2010

This is a reminder that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be increasing its filing fees for numerous benefits applications beginning November 23, 2010. If you have been waiting to file an application for an immigration benefit, you may want to to see whether the new fees will affect your application.

Immigration Benefit Application Fees Are Going Up!

Well, it is that time again… USCIS is once again increasing filing fees for almost every application.  According to the USCIS, it must increase its fees by at least ten percent to “fully recover costs and maintain adequate service.” The new fees will be effective 60 days from September 24, 2010, the date of publication […]