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USCIS publishes final rule requiring $10 fee per registration for H-1B cap selection process

  1. Original Date Announced

    November 8, 2019

    USCIS publishes final rule, signed by Acting Secretary McAleenan, amending its regulations to require petitioners seeking to file H–1B cap-subject petitions to pay a $10 fee for each registration they submit to USCIS in addition to the $460 filing fee per petition already required.

    [ID #571]

    Registration Fee Requirement for Petitioners Seeking To File H-1B Petitions on Behalf of Cap Subject Aliens
  2. Effective Date

    December 9, 2019

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Rule
Agencies Affected: USCIS

Pre Trump-Era Policies

  • Previously, there was no fee associated with this registration, though H-1B petitioners were required to pay a $460 filing fee.

    8 CFR § 103.7 - Fees


Trump-Era Policy Documents

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