Employment Petitions

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If you cannot afford the filing fee or other court costs, you may qualify to have these fees and costs waived by the court.

A job offer, investment, self-petition, and special categories.

This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.

This interactive map and search engine that will help you find legal assistance near you.

Form fees, eligibility requirements, fee waiver eligibility, required documents, and mailing addresses vary depending on the form you are filing and why you are filing.

Recognizing that some applicants cannot pay the filing fees, USCIS established a fee waiver process for certain forms and benefit types.

By filing online you can submit and view certain benefit requests, receive electronic notification of decisions, and receive real-time case status updates.

You may file an appeal on some unfavorable decisions to the USCIS Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) or the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA).

You can use this dictionary to quickly look up a definition or explanation for a topic.

Use your application receipt number to check your case status online.

Eligibility, Benefits, and Deadlines

Download your immigration forms online.

Field Offices handle scheduled interviews on non-asylum related applications.