New U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Fee Schedule

On August 3, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) published a final fee rule, which becomes effective October 2, 2020.  The final fee rule increases the fees for some immigration and naturalization benefit requests by 25% to 85%, adds new fees, establishes multiple fees for non-immigrant worker petitions, and limits the number of beneficiaries for certain forms.  The final fee rule also removes certain fee exemptions, changes fee waiver requirements, alters premium processing time limits, and modifies certain inter-country adoption processing.

Contact our experienced attorneys at Borton Petrini, LLP to schedule a consultation regarding your Immigration questions.

 

Nuevas Tarifas Según el Programa de Tarifas de los Servicios de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de EE. UU.

El 3 de Agosto de 2020, el Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de EE. UU. (“USCIS”) publicó una regla de tarifa final, que entra en vigencia el 2 de Octubre de 2020. La regla de tarifa final aumenta las tarifas para algunas solicitudes de beneficios de inmigración y naturalización entre un 25% y un 85%, agrega nuevas tarifas, establece múltiples tarifas para las peticiones de trabajadores no inmigrantes, y limita el número de beneficiarios para ciertos formularios.

La regla de tarifas final también elimina ciertas exenciones de tarifas, cambia los requisitos de exención de tarifas, altera los límites de tiempo de procesamiento premium y modifica ciertos procesos de adopción internacional.

Comuníquese con los abogados de Borton Petrini, LLP para programar una consulta con respecto a sus preguntas de Inmigración.

 

 

Mercedes French is an Immigration and Family Law Attorney at the Bakersfield office of Borton Petrini, LLP.

 

 

 

 

Claudia Aceves is a Partner at the Modesto Office of Borton Petrini, LLP practicing in a variety of practice areas including Immigration, Estate Planning,  Construction, and Employment law.

 

 

Immigration Law in California

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