Immigration Fee Change and Public Charge

Non-Immigrant Visas

Visa Processing Fee Changes

In August, USCIS published a rule significantly increasing the fees for various visa applications.  The proposal also imposed charges for some applications (like asylum) that had never before had a fee associated with them and limited the ability to waive the fee for applicants who could not afford to pay an application fee.  The greatest fee increases were proposed for non-immigrant employment-based visas, adjustment of status to receive a green card, applications for cancellation of removal, and applications for waivers […]