• 11Nov
    E-2 Investor Visas, H-1B Visa News, L-1 Visa News Comments Off on New And Increased USCIS Filing Fees For Certain Immigration Benefits Effective November 23, 2010

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) published a final rule modifying (mostly increasing) filing fees for certain immigrant and nonimmigrant applications and petitions. All applications and/or petitions mailed, postmarked or otherwise filed on or after November 23, 2010, must include the new fee amounts listed below.

    Fee Increases:

    Premium Processing service increased from $1,000 to $1,225.

    Form I-129 (H-1B, L-1, E-1, E-2) increased from $320 to $325.

    Form I-140 (second step of the green card process) increased from $475 to $580.

    Form I-485 including biometrics (third & final step of the green card process) increased from $1010 to $1070.

    Form I-129B (motion to reopen/reconsider) increased from $585 to $630.

    Form I-751 (removal of conditional LPR status) increased from $465 to $505.

    Fee Reductions:

    Form I-539 (Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status)  reduced from $300 to $290

    Form I-129F (Fiancé Petition) reduced from $455 to $340

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