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Form I-129W - Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker Filing Fee Exemption 

Form I-129W Summary
Purpose This form is an addendum to Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker. It is used to collect information about the H-1B nonimmigrant worker and the H-1B petitioner (U.S. employer). It is also used to determine whether the H-1B petitioner is exempt from the additional filing fee of $1000 imposed by the American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act.
Size 2 Pages + Instructions
Edition Date 11/23/10
Where to FileFile this form with Form I-129 at the Service Center responsible for the state in which the employment or training will be performed.
Filing FeeThe Consolidated Approprations Act of 2005 was enacted on December 8, 2004. The Act changed the ACWIA fee determined on Form I-129W. The fee is now $1500 in most cases. If you are an employer with no more than 25 Full-Time Employees as defined on the Form I-129W, the fee is $750.

This fee is not yet reflected on the paper Form I-129W, however, you are responsible for submitting the correct fee.
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