A template for DHS rulemaking petitions

On November 28, 2016 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule defining the process for submitting a rulemaking petition to this agency. This rule adopts the changes to 6 CFR Part 3 published in DHS’s interim rule on July 21, 2016. Except for petitions to the Coast Guard and FEMA, any rulemaking petition… Read More

A brief history of fee increases for Canadians seeking I-192 waivers

The fee increases for Canadians filing Form I-192 seeking a non-immigrant waiver are summarized in the chart below. Note that the “Comments” column refers to the total comments submitted in response to the proposed rule, not comments specifically targeted to Form I-192. For anyone interested in researching the regulatory history of INS/USCIS fee increases (as… Read More