New Registration Fee for H-1B Petitioners

New Registration Fee for…

On January 31, 2019, DHS published a rule which requires petitioners to electronically register with USCIS prior to filing H-1B cap-subject petitions. Yesterday, September 3, 2019, DHS announced a proposal to impose a $10 fee for each electronic registration submitted to USCIS. According to USCIS, this fee will cover costs of operating and maintaining the H-1B registration system.

View and make comments on this proposal in the Federal Register here. The comment period begins today and will end October 4, 2019. The proposal in the Federal Register also contains additional information about the background, legal authority, and statutory and regulatory reviews.

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View the proposal in the Federal Register here and read more about the proposal in the USCIS news release here.

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This information comes from a news release from the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA Doc. No. 19090304).

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