Press Release: IMMIGRATION FEE INCREASE

Polish American Congress, Washington D.C., May 30, 2007 -- The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) just announced its new fee schedule for immigration applications and benefits. The schedule, to take effect on July 30, 2007, increases fees across the board, by more than 200% in some cases. For more information, please go to www.uscis.gov.

The information below features the majority of the fee increases denoting the type of application, the fee as of now and the fee as of July.

Document Fee Now Fee
7/30/07
$ Increase % Increase
Replacement/Renewal Green Card $260 $390 $130 50%
Fiancée visa (I-129F) $170 $455 $285 168%
Relative Petition (I-130) $190 $355 $165 87%
Orphan Petitions $545 $670 $125 23%
Nonimmigrant Worker (I-129) $190 $320(1) $130(1) 68% +
Immigrant Worker (I-40) $195 $475 $280 144%
Employment Authorization Documents $180 $340 $160 89%
Grounds of excludability waived (I-601) $265 $545 $280 106%
Waiver of Foreign Residency
Requirement (I-612)
$265 $5545 $280 106%
Remove Conditions on Permanent Residence Status (I-751) $275(2) $545(3) $270 98%
Remove Conditions on Permanent Residence Status for Investors (I-829) $475 $2,930(3) $2,455 517%
Reapply for Admission to the US after Deportation or removal (I-212) $265 $545 $280 106%
Appeal, move to re-open or reconsider $385 $585 $200 52%
Status Adjustment, Permanent Residence Status (I-465), under 79 years old $325 $1,010 $685 211%
I-465, 70 or older, or under 15 and not filing with parent $325 $930 $605 186%
I-465, Under 15, filing with one parent $325 $600 $275 85%
Extend non-immigrant stay, Change nonimmigrant status (I-539) $200 $300 $100 50%
Declaration of Intent to Apply for US Citizenship $120 $235 $115 96%
Request a hearing on a decision on naturalization application N-336) $265 $605 $340 128%
Naturalization (N-400) $330 $595 $265 80%

(1) Plus unspecified supplemental and fraud prevention fees
(2) Current fee includes $70 Biometric Service Fee
(3) New fee include $80 Biometric Service Fee

 
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