USCIS Proposes Raising of Filing Fees - Again (6/10/2010)

USCIS Proposes Raising of Filing Fees - Again (6/10/2010)
June 10, 2010

June 10, 2010

USCIS announced its proposal to raise filing fees for immigration benefit applications and petitions. USCIS encourages formal comments on the proposed rule through www.regulations.gov. The comment period runs for 45 days, beginning June 11, 2010 and ending July 26, 2010.

To read the Q&A, go to: link

Current and Proposed Immigration Fees
Application/Petition Description     Current Fees     Proposed Fees
I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card     $290     $365
I-102 Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival-Departure Document     $320     $330
I-129 Petition for a Nonimmigrant worker     $320     $325
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e)     $455     $340
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative     $355     $420
I-131 Application for Travel Document     $305     $360
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker     $475     $580
I-290B Notice of Appeal or Motion     $585     $630
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er) or Special Immigrant     $375     $405
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status     $930     $985
I-526 Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur     $1,435     $1,500
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status     $300     $290
I-600/600A Orphan Petitions     $670     $720
I-687 Application for Status as a Temporary Resident     $710     $1,130
I-690 Application for Waiver on Grounds of Inadmissibility     $185     $200
I-694 Notice of Appeal of Decision     $545     $755
I-698 Application to Adjust Status From Temporary to Permanent Resident     $1,370     $1,020
I-751 Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence     $465     $505
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization     $340     $380
I-817 Application for Family Unity Benefits     $440     $435
I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition     $340     $405
I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions     $2,850     $3,750
Civil Surgeon Designation     $0     $615
I-924 Application for Regional Center Under the Immigrant Investor Pilot Program     $0     $6,230
N-300 Application to File Declaration of Intention     $235     $250
N-336 Request for Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings     $605     $650
N-400 Application for Naturalization     $595     $595
N-470 Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization Purposes     $305     $330
N-565 Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document     $380     $345
N-600/N-600K Naturalization Certificate Applications     $460     $600
Waiver Forms (I-191, I-192, I-193, I-212, I-601, I-612)     $545     $585
Immigrant Visa     $0     $165
Biometric Services     $80     $85