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What will be the total government fees to get EB-5 for a family of four?

What will be the total government fees to get EB-5 green cards for a family of four: me, my wife, and two children who are aged seven and eight years old? Do we have to file four separate applications or would everybody be included under my application?

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    Charles Foster

    Immigration Attorney
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    You would file a separate EB-5 petition on Form I-526 for which you would have a single filing fee of $1,500, plus, once you file for your immigrant visa, you would have certain fees payable at the American consulate. Should you adjust your status within the United States, each adult over 14 years has a filing fee of $1,070 and each child under 14 has a filing fee of $635.

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    Lynne Feldman

    Immigration Attorney
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    Two stages. Government fees for you are $1,500 for the first stage. If you consular process the second stage then government fees are $345 each currently.

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    Fredrick W Voigtmann

    Immigration Attorney
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    The I-526 immigrant petition filing fee currently is $1,500. Once the I-526 petition is approved, your file will be sent to the National Visa Center (NVC) if you are applying for your immigrant visas at the U.S. embassy or consulate in your home country. In the case of immigrant visa processing abroad, the application fees are $345 per person. If you are in the United States in valid nonimmigrant status and you apply for adjustment of status in the United States, the application fees are $1,070 for adults and $635 for children under 14.

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    Bernard P Wolfsdorf

    Immigration Attorney
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    For the initial petition the current filing fee for the principal applicant is $1,500 and that includes all family. However, there is a proposal that will increase this by over $2,000 so do not delay or you will pay the increased filing fee for the I-526. Then there is the I-829 filing fee which is presently $3,750 plus $85 each for each dependent. There are also proposals that will add an additional filing fee of $2,000 per case for the Integrity Fund. We guesstimate the total filing fees paid will be close to $10,000 per case if the new proposed bill H.R. 5992 is enacted.

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    Jinhee Wilde

    Immigration Attorney
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    The government filing fees are as follows: I-526 - $1500; DS-260 for each person in your family if you are outside of the United States - $345/person; or I-485 (if you are in the United States with a valid visa at the time of I-526 approval) - $1070 for each person over 14 years and older, and $645 for children under 14 years; I-829 - $3750 for the application plus each family members pays an $85 biometric fee.

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    Salvatore Picataggio

    Immigration Attorney
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    Assuming you already have received I-526 approval AND that you are going through a U.S. consulate, expect to pay $345 per family member that will be traveling with you, even the children. Each family member will submit their own form, but all should be packaged together for processing. It is advisable to retain the services of an immigration attorney to guide you through the process, and assist you with preparing and filing the proper forms and supporting documentation to the right places.

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    Vaughan de Kirby

    Immigration Attorney
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    The filing fee for your I-526 for the applicant, spouse and minor children is currently $1500.

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    Julia Roussinova

    Immigration Attorney
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    You may include your spouse and unmarried children under age 21 in your (principal investor's) I-526 petition with a single USCIS filing fee (currently $1,500). You do not need to file separate petitions. If you are abroad and you and your family will consular process for immigrant visas abroad upon approval of I-526 petition, then the principal investor and each family member immigrating with the the principal investor will have to file their own DS-260 and pay separate immigrant visa fees.

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