The United States has announced new, higher application fees for many types of applications, starting July 30, 2007. This includes an increased fee for filing I-129 forms for applications for L-1 and H-1B work visas. L-1 work visas are for the intra-company transferee category which many Canadian companies use to transfer managers or specialized knowledge workers to the U.S. The fee will rise from its current $190 (USD) to $325 (USD).

Press Release Announcing New Fees

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