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USCIS Proposes Filing Fee Increases

On November 14, 2019, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a proposed regulation, which would substantially increase the filing fees for many types of immigration benefits. The agency’s notice of proposed rulemaking, which is published in the Federal Register, explains that the proposed regulation would increase costs for most petitioners and applicants...

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USCIS & CBP Extend Pilot Program for Canadian L-1 Nonimmigrants

the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) California Service Center (CSC) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Blaine, Washington, port of entry (POE) announced a new pilot program for Canadian citizens seeking L-1 nonimmigrant status under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The program was designed to evaluate how long USCIS needs to adjudicate these petitions and...

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Fee Increase for Certain H-1B & L-1 Petitions: What You Need to Know

USCIS has recently created a webpage for understanding the fee increase for certain H-1B and L-1 petitions. You can visit that page here. Public Law 114-113 requires certain petitioners to pay an additional fee of $4,000 for certain H-1B petitions and to pay an additional fee of $4,500 for certain L-1A and L-1B petitions. Signed […]

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