What will happen to immigration issues after the election? One thing for sure – irrespective of who wins the election, filing fees for a majority of immigration petitions and applications will increase. The rule is in effect for applications or petitions mailed, postmarked, or otherwise filed on or after December 23, 2016.
The table below highlights the fee increase for commonly filed forms petitions and applications:
*Note, additional $500 fee for first-time H-1 and L-1 petitions remains the same
**Note, additional $750/$1,500 fee for H-1B petitions remains the same
For the complete list, please click here: https://www.uscis.gov/forms/our-fees