Fees Articles

  • EAD vs H-1B 2023 Cover Photo

    EAD vs H-1B: All You Need to Know to Make the Decision

    Published on January 16, 2023

    Globally, a highly sought-after goal is working in the U.S. There are numerous ways to contribute to the American workforce, and the EAD and the H-1B are two. Knowing how these two tools of immigration relate can be vital to your efforts to work in the U.S. Here are the pros and cons of the…

  • H-1B Visa Fees 2023 Cover Photo Infographic

    H-1B Visa Fees 2023-2024: Extension, Amendment & Transfer Cost

    Published on January 03, 2023

    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 unique fees that set it apart from other nonimmigrant visas. Knowing the H-1B fees, how to pay them, and who is responsible for them is essential to avoid simple errors. If…

  • Family-Based Green Card Filing Fees 2020

    Family-Based Green Card Filing Fees

    Published on August 12, 2022

    On this page, you will learn about family-based green card filing fees, how much it costs to sponsor an immigrant and all other information related to the cost of a green card application. 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…

  • Increased Nonimmigrant Visa

    DOS Proposes Increased Nonimmigrant Visa Fees 2022

    Published on January 06, 2022

    On December 29th of 2021, the Department of State released a proposed rule published in the Federal Register. The rule proposes an increase of nonimmigrant visa fees to better correspond to the government costs associated with processing these visas. Proposed Increased Nonimmigrant Fees Among the visas fees proposed to increase are: tourist and business visas…

  • visa reciprocity fee 2023

    How Visa Reciprocity Works in the United States

    Published on October 18, 2021

    There are quite a few fees required when trying to obtain a U.S. visa. Visa reciprocity, sometimes also called visa insurance, is a fee that some individuals from certain countries/areas have to pay when their visa application is approved. Since not all non-immigrant applicants are required to pay this fee, and it sometimes changes, always…

  • 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 2020

    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.

  • E-2 Visa Fees 2020

    E-2 Visa Application Cost, Fees & 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…