by Chris Musillo

USCIS filing fees will increase an average of 10%. Most employment-based petitions' fees will be raised, although the dependent Form I-539, used for H-4, L-2, and several other status petitions, will decrease by $10. Here is the chart of the increase for the most commonly-used employment-based immigration Forms.

New Fees Nov 23, 2010
I-129 $325
I-131 $360
I-140 $580
I-485 $1,070
I-539 $290
I-765 $380
I-907 $1,225

You can find the new fees on the USCIS' webpage:

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