Great news for immigration benefit applicants! Today, a US district judge in California issued a preliminary injunction that temporarily halts implementation of major fee increase for most US Immigration applications. This injunction has nationwide effect.
On August 4, 2020, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a final rule to drastically increase fees on most immigration benefit filings. These new fees were scheduled to be effective for cases postmarked on October 2, 2020 or later.
In all likeliness, USCIS these increases might still take effect. For the moment, however, immigration applicants may file cases using the current USCIS filing fee structure. We will keep you up-to-date with this and any other major development in the immigration landscape. To be sure you are promptly alerted, we recommend you bookmark our Immigration News page and come back to it often.
As always, contacting our firm to help you navigate through the uncertainty of your particular situation is also a safe bet. Our experience and expertise is sure to be one of your best allies.