USCIS just released a proposed rule that would increase most fees for USCIS benefits, some by quite a bit. I will go through some of the proposals below. I-485: Adjustment of Status Currently, there is a general fee for the I-485 that covers filing the I-485, and the filing of
It is official now: As of December 23, 2016 USCIS applications fees will be rising an average of about 21%. For those interested, all the new fees are listed on the USCIS web page here. In terms of the most common applications, I am listing the old fee and new
USCIS has proposed a new fee structure – raising certain fees, keeping certain fees at their current level, and even lowering some fees. As part of its bi-annual review, USCIS determined that what it was receiving in user fees was insufficient to allow it to continue its current operations (USCIS receives
The Department of State (DOS) has revised certain nonimmigrant and immigrant visa fees. The following categories have new fees: 1. E visas – treaty/trader and Australian specialty occupation visas decreased to $205 (from $270). 2. K visas – Fiancé(e) or Spouse of U.S. citizen category visa increased to $265.
Here is the scenario: An H-1B employee works for Employer A. The employee receives a better off from Employer B, and Employer B files an H-1B transfer for them. When the employee informers Employer A about the new filing, Employer A tells them that, per their employment contract, since they