We would also make our readers aware that Department of Homeland Security is proposing a fee hike for many USCIS petitions and applications. The increase may vary from an average of 21% to about 60%. Individuals and employers have to consider these additional costs and if possible, file eligible petitions prior to the final fee increase to avoid higher fees. Below is the current and proposed fee hike:

Forms Current Fee Proposed Fee
I-129 $325 $460
I-130 $420 $535
I-140 $580 $700
I-485 $985 $1,140
I-539 $290 $370
I-765 $380 $410
I-131 $360 $575
I-90 $365 $455
N-400 $595 $640
N-600 $600 $1,170