ICE Proposes Increases To Certain Student Visa Fees

By Steven Trader (July 16, 2018, 10:04 PM EDT) -- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has proposed a rule change that would significantly increase the cost of applying for certain student visas in an effort to pay for more "enhanced vetting" procedures, according to a notice filed with the Federal Register on Monday.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security agency suggested raising the fees charged by its Student and Exchange Visitor program, or SEVP, for certain nonimmigrant academic or vocational students applying to study in the U.S. from $200 to $350. Nonimmigrants applying for exchange visitor visas would be charged $220, a $40 increase from the previous fee, according to the...

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