USCIS Filing Fees increase by October 2, 2020

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano

USCIS will increase its filing fees by October 2. 2020.  There is a discount of $10 if the forms are filed online. The following are the common forms used with the corresponding new filing fees using paper filing are as follows:

I-130 Petition for alien relative      $560, an increase of $25

I-131 Application for travel           $590, an increase of $15

I-485  Application to adjust status $1130, a decrease of $10 but will have to pay separate fee for I-765 of $550, and I0131 of 590

I-601A Provisional Unlawful presence waiver    $960, an increase of $330

I-751 Petition to remove condition on residence $760, an increase of $165

I-765 Application for employment authorization $ 550, an increase of $140

I-765 Application for employment DACA $ 410, no change

N-336 Request for hearing on Naturalization decision  $1735, an increase of $1035

N-400 Application for Naturalization        $1170, an increase of $530

N-600 Application for Certificate of Citizenship  $1000, a decrease of $170

USCIS Immigrant fee         $190, a decrease of $30

Biometrics – non-DACA      $30, a decrease of $55

Biometrics – DACA             $85, no change

Since there are about two months left to avail of the old filing fees it will be advantageous to file the applications and petitions before October 2, 2020. 

Note: This is presented for information only and not a legal advice.


1.       For the month of June 2020, we received approvals from USCIS two naturalization applications, two renewal of green card and one adjustment of status.

2.       For the month of May 2020, we received approvals from USCIS for three green card renewals, two adjustment of status, and one naturalization application.

3.       For the month of April 2020. we received approval of one adjustment of status, three removal of condition on residence and one renewal of green card.   

4.       For the month of March 2020, we received six Adjustment of Status and three Naturalization approvals from USCIS.

5.       For the month of February 2020, we received approvals from USCIS of five Adjustment of Status application and  three Naturalization application.

6.       For the month of January 2020, we received approvals from USCIS of five Adjustment of status applications,  three N-400 applications for naturalization and three fiancé visa application. 

7.       For the month of December 2019, we received four approvals of naturalization applications, five approvals of Adjustment of Status applications, two approvals of Petition to remove condition on residence, one renewal of green card approval and one green card application at the U.S. Embassy.  

8.       For the month of November 2019, we received approvals of one naturalization application, one renewal of green card, one Petition to remove condition on residence and one adjustment of status.        

9.       For the month of October 2019, we received five naturalization application approvals and two renewal of green card and one DACA approval.      

10.     For the month of September 2019, we received approval of two naturalization applications, one adjustment of status and one application to remove condition on residence. 

11.     For the month of August, 2019, we received approval from Immigration Court for a waiver of misrepresentation for a client who has committed marriage fraud.  We also received approval from USCIS of two naturalization applications and two fiancé visa petition.      

12.     For the month of July 2019, we received approvals of three N-400 application for Naturalization, one I-751 Petition to remove condition of residence with interview and two I-90 renewal of green card.

If you have immigration problems the Law Offices of Crispin C. Lozano can help you find a solution before your problem gets worse which could lead to deportation and family separation. 

Crispin Caday Lozano, Esq. is an active member of the State Bar of California, the American Immigration Lawyers Association and San Francisco Trial Lawyers.  He practices immigration law, bankruptcy and personal injury law since June 1999.  His contact phone is 1-877-456-9266, email:

Toll Free 1-877-4LOZANO for free consultation or Schedule an Appointment