US Expat Working Visa Fees Increase

Were you thinking about coming over to the US on an H-1B or L Visa in the near future? The process just got more expensive. A new bill taking effect immediately was just passed in the House, issuing to "(...)  increase in fees by about $2,250 for L visas and by $2,000 for employees on H-1B visas. This increase applies to companies with 50 or more employees in the U.S. and that have more than 50 percent of their U.S. workforce on H-1B or L visas." (Workforce)

I would love to hear your comments if this is influencing your expat relocation, or that of your dependents at all!

For more information on how to live and work legally in the States, please visit the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website. If you're feeling lucky, why not try the Green Card Lottery?

Thanks to Arvind for the free pic.