New USCIS Fee Schedule Goes Into Effect This Month

As a reminder, the new fee schedule for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) goes into effect on November 23, 2010.? Petitions postmarked on or after this date must include the new fees.? Without the new fees cases will be rejected and sent back.

USCIS published the new fee schedule in the Federal Register on September 24th.? Graham Adair also published a detailed analysis: http://www.grahamadair.com/news-updates/uscis-announces-fee-increases/.

The new fee schedule increases application and petition fees by an average of about 10 percent.