Comment Letter on USCIS Fee Schedule

December 27, 2019

Comment to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Fee Schedule and Changes to Certain Other Immigration Benefit Request Requirements

The government proposes a steep and unwarranted escalation of fees applicable to numerous immigration application benefits, imposing barriers to seeking asylum, working lawfully in the United States, applying for permanent residence, and becoming a citizen that are so daunting that many qualified candidates will be unable to afford benefits for which they are eligible. While KIND has a particular interest in those aspects of the rule that affect unaccompanied and separated children, the overall impact of the Proposed Rule is so significant that it threatens to undermine access to legal status for millions of qualified immigrants.

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