How much does it cost to become a US resident??

Asked almost 2 years ago - San Benito, TX

with this new law that's coming up on March 2013, around how much will a person waste.
immigration, filing fee, waiver, lawyer, Ect.

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  1. J Charles Ferrari

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . Filing fees are as posted on the USCIS website. Attorney fees vary from attorney to attorney and on the complexity of the cas.

    Your question is akin to asking how much does a car cost, without specifying any details.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  2. Nicklaus James Misiti

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    Answered . If it is a "waste" why would you do it? The filing fees are posted on www.uscis.gov website. Attorney fees vary and you would have to speak to each individual attorney.

    Legal disclaimer: The statement above is general in nature, as not all the facts are known. You should retain an... more
  3. Samuel Anthony Silva

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    Answered . I agree with my colleague. The cost depends on your case and on whom you hire. No matter what, I would not consider it a "waste" to hire a professional to handle my immigration matters -- and I would say that even if I weren't an attorney.

    This answer is only for general information purposes. It does not establish an attorney-client relationship. The... more
  4. Irene Vaisman

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    Answered . Ia agree with all of my colleagues.

    This is not legal advice and a client attorney relationship is not created. For a free consultation call (718)234-5588.
  5. F. J. Capriotti III

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . There is no new law.

    Only a new program ... using an old law.

    Mr. Ferrari is correct on costs.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more
  6. Jeffrey Jose Estrella

    Contributor Level 13

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    Answered . It is not a waste but it does depend on the law firm you hire.

    Hire a lawyer to protect your legal rights.
    Jeffrey J. Estrella, Esq.
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  7. Samuel Patrick Ouya Maina

    Contributor Level 19

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    Answered . The CIS filing fees are posted on their site. Attorney fees vary.

    Samuel Ouya Maina, Esq. 415.391.6612 s.ouya@mainalaw.com Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, PC 332 Pine Street,... more

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