Immigration Fee Increase Goes Into Effect Oct. 2
August 16, 2020 By Tiffani Knowles

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In less than two months, an exorbitant fee increase for some of the most common immigration procedures in America will go into effect in an attempt to solve a budget crisis with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Here is a list of the immigration forms that will be affected as of October 2

 Form N-400, Application for  U.S. citizenship through naturalization will increase from $640 to $1,160 if filed online, or $ 1,170 in paper filing. Remember, you also must apply for biometrics, which is an additional $85. So, the final total will be $1,245. Percentage change: 83% (81%).

We have a rich heritage of innovators, entrepreneurs and inventors from all over the world who have built a legacy right here in America.

Before immigrants become priced out of the immigration adjustment process using a new and improved wealth test (fee hikes), the HOLA America Series is launching an Ultimate Citizenship Boot Camp that will fast track green card holders toward citizenship.

In a 30-day boot camp, the Ultimate Citizenship Guide will host live video workshops including the following:

✅The Top Secret Benefits of Citizenship
✅N-400 Common Mistakes
✅N-400 Hard-to-Understand Questions
✅Proofing Your Application from Rejection
✅Gain Money/Success with a U.S. Passport

Take their qualification quiz to enroll


Here are the other immigration applications that will sustain an increase in fees as of Oct. 2.

Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative

Current fee: $535. Final Fee: $560 ($550 for online filing). Percentage change: 5% (3%).

Form I-131, Application for Travel Document

For an individual age 16 or older:

Current fee: $135. Final Fee: $145. Percentage change: 7%.

For a child under age 16:

Current fee: $105. Final Fee: $115. Percentage change: 10%

▪ Form I-131A, Application for Travel Document (Carrier Documentation)

Current fee: $575. Final Fee: $1,010. Percentage change: 76%.

▪ Form I-192, Application for Advance Permission to Enter as Nonimmigrant

Current fee: $585. Final Fee: $1,400. Percentage change: 139%.

▪ Form I-193, Application for Waiver of Passport and/or Visa

Current fee: $585. Final Fee: $2,790. Percentage change: 377%.

▪ Form I-212, Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the United States After Deportation or Removal

Current fee: $930. Final Fee: $1,050. Percentage change: 13%.

▪ Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion            

Current fee: $675. Final Fee: $700. Percentage change: 4%.

▪ Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant

Current fee: $435. Final Fee: $450. Percentage change: 3%.

▪ Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Investor

Current fee: $3,675. Final Fee: $4,010. Percentage change: 9%.

▪ Form I-539, Application To Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status

Current fee: $370. Final Fee: $400 ($390 for online filing). Percentage change: 8% (5%).

▪ Form I-589, Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal

Current fee: $0. Final Fee: $50. Percentage change: N/A.

▪ Form I-600, Petition to Classify Orphan as Immediate Relative

Current fee: $775. Final Fee: $805. Percentage change: 4%.

Form I-601, Application for Waiver of Ground of Inadmissibility

Current fee: $930. Final Fee: $1,010. Percentage change: 9%.

Form I-601A, Application for Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver

Current fee: $630. Final Fee: $960. Percentage change: 52%.

▪ Form I-690, Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility

Current fee: $715. Final Fee: $765. Percentage change: 7%.

Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence

Current fee: $595. Final Fee: $760. Percentage change: 28%.

▪ Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization

Current fee: $410. Final Fee: $550. Percentage change: 34%.

Form I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition

Current fee: $465. Final Fee: $495. Percentage change: 6%.

▪ Form I-881, Application for Suspension of Deportation or Special Rule Cancellation of Removal

Current fee: $285. Final Fee: $1,810. Percentage change: 535%.

▪ Form I-924A, Annual Certification of Regional Center

Current fee: $3,035. Final Fee: $4,465. Percentage change: 47%.

▪ Form I-929, Petition for Qualifying Family Member of a U-1 Nonimmigrant (Victims of Criminal Activity)

Current fee: $230. Final Fee: $1,485. Percentage change: 546%.

▪ Form N-300, Application to File Declaration of Intention

Current fee: $270. Final Fee: $1,305. Percentage change: 383%.

▪ Form N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings

Current fee: $700. Final Fee: $1,735 ($1,725 for online filing). Percentage change: 148% (146%).

▪ Form N-470, Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization Purposes

Current fee: $355. Final Fee: $1,585. Percentage change: 346%.

▪ Form G-1041, Genealogy Index Search Request

Current fee: $65. Final Fee: $170 ($160 for online filing). Percentage change: 162% (146%).

▪ Form G-1041A, Genealogy Records Request

Current fee: $65. Final Fee: $265 ($255 for online filing). Percentage change: 308% (292%).

 This final rule also encourages online filing by providing a $10 reduction in the fee for applicants who submit forms online, the USCIS told The Miami Herald.


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