Tag: immigration fees

  1. Biden Administration Proposes Increasing Cost of Nonimmigrant Visas

    The Biden Administration recently proposed a price increase for nearly all nonimmigrant visas. Government officials say the increase is necessary to fund immigration services, which are already stretched to their limit, but critics suggest it could be a financial barrier to noncitizens seeking to enter this country. Proposed Rule in the Federal Register According to the proposed rule by the Department of State (“DOS”), the U.S. government READ MORE READ MORE

  2. New Immigration Fees Take Effect Today.

    Effective today, December 23, 2016, filing fees for numerous requests for immigration benefits before United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) increased. USCIS has confirmed that any application or petition bearing a postmark of December 22, 2016 or earlier, no matter when it is ultimately received for filing, will be accepted with the old fees. For informational purposes only, the following link has a comparison of the READ MORE READ MORE