U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services recently announced it will increase the filing fee for Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing. The fee change will go into effect for all Premium Processing requests received on or after Feb. 26, 2024. Any requests received on or after that date with the wrong fees will be rejected.

USCIS provided the following table of adjusted fees:

FormPrevious FeeNew Fee
Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker$1,500 (H-2B or R-1 nonimmigrant status) $2,500 (All other available Form I-129 classifications (E-1, E-2, E-3, H-1B, H-3, L-1A, L-1B, LZ, O-1, O-2, P-1, P-1S, P-2, P-2S, P-3, P-3S, Q-1, TN-1, and TN-2))$1,685 (H-2B or R-1 nonimmigrant status) $2,805 (All other available Form I-129 classifications (E-1, E-2, E-3, H-1B, H-3, L-1A, L-1B, LZ, O-1, O-2, P-1, P-1S, P-2, P-2S, P-3, P-3S, Q-1, TN-1, and TN-2))
Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker$2,500 (Employment-based (EB) classifications E11, E12, E21 (non-NIW), E31, E32, EW3, E13 and E21 (NIW))$2,805 (Employment-based (EB) classifications E11, E12, E21 (non-NIW), E31, E32, EW3, E13 and E21 (NIW))
Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status$1,750 (Form I-539 classifications F-1, F-2, M-1, M-2, J-1, J-2, E-1, E-2, E-3, L-2, H-4, O-3, P-4, and R-2)$1,965 (Form I-539 classifications F-1, F-2, M-1, M-2, J-1, J-2, E-1, E-2, E-3, L-2, H-4, O-3, P-4, and R-2)
Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization$1,500 (Certain F-1 students with categories C03A, C03B, C03C)$1,685 (Certain F-1 students  with categories C03A, C03B, C03C)

The Immigration Practice Group at Harris Beach PLLC can help with these forms or other immigration-related matters. Please reach out to our immigration attorneys, Danielle M. Rizzo at (716) 200-5149 and drizzo@harrisbeach.com, or the Harris Beach attorney with whom you most frequently work. * Paralegal Mary Asala contributed to this report.

This alert is not a substitute for advice of counsel on specific legal issues.

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