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BREAKING - USCIS Eliminates Biometric Services Fee for all Form I-539 Applicants

Posted by Emilie (Ronald) Gough | Sep 25, 2023 | 0 Comments

Beginning October 1, the $85 biometrics fee will no longer be required for ANY Form I-539 filing. Biometrics appointments will no longer be scheduled, unless otherwise deemed as necessary, for applications postmarked October 1 or later.

Those filing for a change of status to H, E, or L statuses have been temporarily exempt from the $85 on applications filed May 17, 2021-September 30, 2023.

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Emilie (Ronald) Gough

Emilie E. Ronald is an Associate Attorney. She first joined the Law Offices of James D. Eiss in 2018 as a Law Clerk during her second year of law school. She was admitted as an attorney in the state of New York in January 2020. Emilie primarily focuses on TNs, L-1s, E-1s, E-2s, O-1s, and R-1s. Sh...


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