USCIS has announced a new schedule of fees for applications filed with them. The new schedule will take effect, and will apply, to applications or petitions filed on or after December 23, 2016. As of that date, fess will increase substantially. The following are examples of the some of the new fees:
1. Petition for Alien Relative, I-130, will increase from $420.00 to $535.00.
2. Application to Adjust Status, I-485, will increase from $985.00 to $1,140.00.
3. Petition for a Waiver, I-601, will increase from $585.00 to $930.00.
4. Petition for a Provisional Waiver, I-601A, will increase from $585.00 to $630.00
These are only a few examples. For more complete information, or to file an application before the fees increase on December 23, 2016, please contact our office.