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USCIS Changing Fees for Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Workers

Filing an immigrant or non-immigrant petition for an employee soon? It is probably going to be a little more expensive. Facing a large budget shortfall, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service ("USCIS") is changing filing fees effective November 23, 2010. While most fees are increasing (some substantially), USCIS appears to have taken some pity on petitioner employers and actually decreased some categories of fees.

Highlights of the fee changes include:

The USCIS list of changed fees is fairly extensive, so give us a call to find out what this may mean for you and your immigrant and non-immigrant workers.

If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Jones at 410-752-9765 or mjones@tydingslaw.com.