USCIS Announces Final Rule on Immigration Filing Fees

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced a final rule published in the Federal Register on October 24, 2016 adjusting the fees required for most immigration applications and petitions. The new fees will be effective Dec. 23.

Noteworthy fee increases include the following:

I-129 Petition for Non-Immigrant Worker:
Old Fee: $325 | New Fee: $460

I-130 Petition for Alien Relative
Old Fee: $420 | New Fee: $535

I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker:
Old Fee: $580 | New Fee: $700

N-400 Application for Naturalization
Old Fee: $595 | New Fee: $640

USCIS originally proposed a final rule increasing immigration filing fees on May 4, 2016, and the agency received 436 comments received during the 60-day public comment period for the proposed rule.
To read more about the new fee schedule, please visit the USCIS Fees page.

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