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USCIS Announces New Application and Petition Fees

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Martensen Wright has learned that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be increasing the filing fees for a number of applications and petitions effective December 23, 2016. Fees paid by the applicants and petitioners fund the USCIS work and fees will be increased by an average of 21 percent.

This may affect some of our immigration clients, especially those that are in the process of preparing applications or might be considering it.

Here is a link to the new fees:

The chart lists USCIS’ fees effective December 23, 2016. Applications and petitions postmarked or filed on or after that date must include these new fees in order for USCIS to process them.