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December 02, 2007

Where did the money go?

Why were the fees increase on July 29, 2007;

"Workers who help process millions of visa and citizenship applications for a federal immigration agency are getting pay reductions just as the agency is facing an enormous surge in those applications.
Despite the fee increase on July 29, 2007;

By JULIA PRESTON, New York Times, Published: December 2, 2007;

The workers whose wage rate will be cut are contract employees in document processing centers in St. Albans, Vt., and Laguna Niguel, Calif., that are part of Citizenship and Immigration Services, the agency responsible for deciding visa applications and citizenship petitions. Some 280 of approximately 1,000 contract workers in the two centers will receive lower wages after a new contractor, Stanley Inc. of Arlington, Va., takes over tomorrow...".

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/02/us/02immig.html?_r=1&th&emc=th&oref=slogin

Posted by VisaLawyer at December 2, 2007 05:46 PM

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