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Reminder to Submit Comment: EOIR Proposed Rule Increasing Fees for Filings

EOIR proposed rule increasing the filing fees for forms and motions filed with EOIR. Comments are due 3/30/20. (85 FR 11866, 2/28/20)

Proposed fees are as follows:

  1. Increase the fee for Form EOIR-26 from $110 to $975.
  2. Increase the fee for Form EOIR-29 from $110 to $705.
  3. Increase the fee for Form EOIR-40 from $100 to $305.
  4. Increase the fee for Form EOIR-42A from $100 to $305.
  5. Increase the fee for Form EOIR-42B from $100 to $360.
  6. Increase the fee for Form EOIR-45 from $110 to $675.
  7. Increase the fee for filing a motion to reopen or reconsider before the OCIJ from $110 to $145.
  8. Increase the fee for filing a motion to reopen or reconsider before the BIA from $110 to $895.

Note: Asylum applicants would pay DHS’s proposed $50 fee for asylum applications, but no fee if the Form I-589 is used for the sole purpose of seeking withholding of removal, CAT, or both, in a removal proceeding.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 20022700.

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