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US Immigration Update: On October 2, 2020 the U.S.C.I.S. will implement new increases for many Immigration applications and benefits. All applicants who want to apply for the following application types and benefits will see a dramatic increase in fees.
All applications postmarked on or after October 2, 2020 will cost you hundreds or thousands in extra fees. See the chart below to see the differences in the current vs new fees.
Current vs New Fee Increases
|Form #||Immigration Application||Current Fees||New Fees||Extra Fees||% Increase|
|I-485||Adjustment of Status||$1,225||$2,195||$970||+79%|
|I-130/I-485||Family Green Cards||$1,760||$2,860||$1,100||+62%|
|I-751||Petition to Remove Conditions||$595||$760||$165||+28%|
|I-765||Employment Authorization (EAD)||$410||$490||$80||+20%|