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Trump's FY2021 budget proposal would double H-1B training fees

  1. Original Date Announced

    February 10, 2020

    The Administration's budget proposes doubling the H-1B "training fee" to $3,000. For employers with 25 or fewer employees, the fee would double to $1,500. This increase in fees would fund Labor Department training and apprenticeship programs. [ID #547]

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Current Status

Not in effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Proposed
Trump Administration Action: Legislation
Agencies Affected: USCIS DOL


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