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USCIS to Increase Immigration Fees in December 2016


USCIS has announced that immigration application fees will increase on December 23rd, 2016. 

The average increase in fee is 21%. However, some fees will remain the same, while others will increase significantly. For example:


  • The fee for a Petition for Alien Relative will increase from $420 to $535
  • The fee for a Petition for Alien Fiance will increase from $340 to $535
  • The fee for a Petition for an Application to Adjust Status (a "green card") will increase from $985 to $1140
  • The fee for an Application for Naturalization will increase from $595 to $640
  • The fee for an Application for Employment Authorization will increase from $380 to $410


For more information, please visit:

https://www.uscis.gov/news/news-releases/uscis-announces-final-rule-adjusting-immigration-benefit-application-and-petition-fees


To discuss your immigration options, please contact us at TheTeam@huwelaw.com.