The United States Increases Filing Fees For Certain H-1B And L Petitions

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Last Friday, President Obama signed into law the Emergency Border Security Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010. The focus of this new law is an appropriation of more than $600 million to address immigration enforcement issues on the southwest border, including Arizona and Texas. However, at the same time, the law also significantly increases the fees for the H-1B and L visa programs for employers that are heavy users of those programs.

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