USCIS Premium Processing Fee to Increase in December

On October 30, 2019 USCIS announced that the Premium Processing fee charged by the service for expedited processing of certain applications for immigration benefits will increase from $1,410.00 to $1,440.00 beginning December 2, 2019. Premium Processing is an optional service that allows petitioners or employees to request the 15-day processing of certain applications, including the form I-129 Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker and the form I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers.