I and my wife had applied for the I - 130 petition , and they have sent it back saying inappropriate fees . We had given a personal check of $ 420 / - as it was mentioned in the LUSCIOUS gov . website . and they have asked to print the name where we have to sign , but there was no option to write the name near the signature in I - 130 Form as well as G - 325a form . Please kindly help us out .
I think there is more to this than a filing fee. Please retain counsel to ensure your family based visa petition is properly filed to protect your rights.
That is the appropriate fee for each I-130 petition. If two petitions were sent then there is a separate fee of $420 each. Write a separate check or money order for each petition.
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I agree with my colleague. The fee for I-130 is $420. Did you also filed I-485? If so, then you also need to pay for $1,070. The separate checks should be payable to US Department of Homeland Security.
Read the form instruction and see if you skipped any questions on the form. Then I would go over the forms line by line.
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If this was a family based petition based on marriage to a USC, you may have included an I-485 as well, and the fee for that form is $1,070. The I-130 form fee is $420 each. USCIS accepts money orders or cashier's checks from lay people and checks from law firms.
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