Effective Feb. 1, 2012, New $165 Immigrant Processing Fee, USCIS

USCIS, Dec. 13, 2012 : " On Feb. 1, 2013,U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin collecting a new USCIS Immigrant Fee of $165 from foreign nationals seeking permanent residence in the United States. This new fee was established in USCIS’s final rule adjusting fees for...

Reminder: New Additional $165 USCIS Immigrant Fee Takes Effect on Feb. 1

"Starting Friday, Feb. 1, those who receive an immigrant visa package from a U.S. consulate or embassy abroad will be required to pay a new $165 immigrant fee. We are aware of the effect that any new fee has on the communities we serve. However, the fee is necessary to cover the costs of producing...

New $165 Immigrant Fee Now In Effect

"The USCIS Immigrant Fee is now in effect. Any individual who on or after February 1, 2013 receives an immigrant visa package from a United States consulate or embassy abroad (including Canada and Mexico) must pay the USCIS Immigrant Fee. Children who enter the United States under either the...