On February 1, 2013, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin collecting a new USCIS Immigrant Fee
of $165 from most immigrant visa recipients who receive their visas on or after February 1, 2013. (IR-3, IH-3, IR-4, IH-4,
SB-1, SI, SQ, and K visa holders will not
pay the fee.) Review the News Release
and USCIS Immigrant Fee
on the USCIS website for more information.