DHS boosts fees for immigrant workers

Posted on AllSides January 3rd, 2023
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Homeland Security on Tuesday proposed a massive increase in fees paid by immigrants, saying it needs to sweat nearly $2 billion more per year out of migrants and the families and companies seeking to sponsor them in order to keep up with its workload.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the agency that handles legal immigration requests, said the brunt of the increases will fall on those applying for work-based visas. The agency’s humanitarian mission, including asylum seekers and those who seek protection as victims of crimes, will not pay anything...

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