Fees Articles

  • h-1b visa fees 2021

    H-1B Fees: Who Pays for What and How Much (Updated: 3/29/21)

    Published on February 12, 2021

    Understanding the ins and outs of the most popular U.S. work visa can save you both time and money. The H-1B visa has several fees that are unique and set it apart from other nonimmigrant visas. Knowing what these fees are, how they should be paid, and who is responsible for them is essential to…

  • USCIS Fee Increase

    Federal Judge Blocks USCIS Fee Increase

    Published on September 30, 2020

    A U.S. District Court judge blocked the USCIS fee increase that was to take place starting October 2, 2020. The fee increase would’ve affected every business, organization, and individual that uses USCIS’s services.

  • USCIS Fee Changes 2020

    USCIS Will Make Significant Fee Changes Starting in October

    Published on August 29, 2020

    Starting on October 2, 2020, applicants requesting certain naturalization and immigration benefits should prepare for some changes to the current filing fees.

  • parent green card guide

    The Parent Green Card Guide: From Petitioning to Processing

    Published on August 18, 2020

    The U.S. may be where you live, but often your home will always be wherever your parents live. If you want to make the U.S. feel more like home, this parent green card guide will get you closer to nostalgic meals, loving embraces, unsolicited life advice, comments about your friends, and all the other things…

  • Family-Based Green Card Filing Fees 2020

    Family-Based Green Card Filing Fees 2020

    Published on August 03, 2020

    Every family-based green card application process starts by filing forms such as the I-130, I-485, and DS-260, depending on the location of the green card application beneficiary. Each of these application forms has its own filing fees. In addition, there are other expenses, such as immigration medical exam fees, biometric service fees, and many more….

  • E-2 Visa Fees 2020

    E-2 Visa Fees 2020 | Application Cost and Investment Amount

    Published on August 01, 2020

    One of the main purposes of the immigration system is to allow foreign nationals into the U.S. who will make a positive impact on the United States economy, society, and job market. Because of that, it should not be surprising that special preference is given to investors and entrepreneurs who wish to develop an enterprise…

  • EB-1 Costs and Fees

    EB-1 Cost | USCIS Green Card Filing Fees & Premium Processing

    Published on May 15, 2020

      There are few immigration statuses more coveted than the EB-1 green card and few that are more difficult to obtain. Reserved for the most extraordinary foreign individuals, this green card comes with several advantages that can make the immigration process much easier for your case. If you’re interested in pursuing this green card but…

  • USCIS Updates Fee Waiver Requirements

    USCIS Updates Fee Waiver Requirements

    Published on November 25, 2019

      On Friday, October 25, 2019, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that there would be a change to its process of determining applicants’ eligibility for a waiver for immigration fees. According to the release, the new rule, which will become effective on December 2, 2019, will require more than the means-tested…