United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) has set the new fees for records

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The new fee schedule has been posted in the Federal Register. Not as bad as the original proposed rates but still pretty steep. The post is at https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/08/03/2020-16389/us-citizenship-and-immigration-services-fee-schedule-and-changes-to-certain-other-immigration

Here is the excerpt from the table showing the genealogy fees:

Table 1—Non-Statutory IEFA Immigration Benefit Request Fees

Immigration benefit request Current fee $ Final fee $ Change ($) Percentage change
G-1041 Genealogy Index Search Request (online filing) 65 160 95 146
G-1041 Genealogy Index Search Request (paper filing) 65 170 105 162
G-1041A Genealogy Records Request (online filing) 65 255 190 292
G-1041A Genealogy Records Request (paper filing) 65 265 200 308
in The Tree House by Doug McCallum G2G6 Pilot (462k points)

Well, I won't be using them again.  cheeky

Almost seems worth doing paper filing, so they will need to work doing the input angel

They sometimes can't find anything and you have to start over. That happened trying to find my Dad's case file. They can't find any record he naturalized. I have since found his papers so better file using the number on them before the price hike hits.

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