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H-1B high-skill visa application fee to increase 21% from October 2


New Delhi: In another blow to Indian techies and tech companies, H-1B visa application fee is all set to increase from October 2, 2020. The Department of Homeland Security announced a final rule that adjusts fees for certain immigration and naturalization benefit requests to ensure US Citizenship and Immigration Services recovers its costs of services. The final rule will increase fees for non-immigrant work visas effective October this year.

This fee hike comes as the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), which administers the visa process and is dependent on income from visa fees, has appealed for emergency funding of ...


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