According to an article on  “U.S. immigration officials are considering another possible round of fee increases and budget cuts next year, prompting concern among immigrant rights groups.”

When we started our practice in 2000, the filing fee for an H-1B petition was under $200, it then increased substantially to $320.  The total USCIS filing fees for new H-1Bs now range from $820 (for training-fee exempt organizations) to $2320 for companies that employ more than 25 persons.  To put these figures in perspective, this increase is the equivalent of a $15,000 new car in 2000 being sold for more than $165,000 today.  Any buyers? 

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Author: Bradley Maged

I'm Brad Maged, an immigration lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts. I help people who want to live and work in the United States and companies that wish to employ them. This blog provides opinion and information on developments in immigration law. Thanks for reading!

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