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US agency hikes processing fee for visa applications by up to 75%

Hike may have a short-term cost impact on IT Indian companies, which are already ramping up hiring in the US and offshoring projects elsewhere.

US visa | Trump administration | US companies

Sai Ishwar  |  Mumbai 

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USCIS released the new fee requirement on October 16 and has made it effective from Oct 19

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has increased the premium processing fee for non-immigrant visa applicants in another attempt by the Donald to promote local hires.



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First Published: Sun, October 18 2020. 06:34 IST