Here are five USCIS changes that will impact legal immigrants in the U.S. in 2020
The U.S. immigration system saw many changes ordered by the Trump administration during 2019, including some that will take effect in 2020.
The changes by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will have a significant impact on the lives of millions of immigrants living legally in the United States.
Designed to slow legal immigration and strengthen the Department of Homeland Security’s ability to enforce immigration laws, some of the changes create obstacles in the immigration process. Others streamline the path to obtain immigration benefits.
The following is an el Nuevo Herald summary of five of the changes in immigration policy that were adopted or proposed last year and will affect immigrants this year.
COST HIKES FOR KEY IMMIGRATION PROCESSES
USCIS plans to increase its fees this year, including an 83% increase for a U.S. citizenship through naturalization application — from $640 to $1,170. . .
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