TITLE

Fee Design Characteristics and Trade-Offs Illustrated by USCIS's Immigration and Naturalization Fees

AUTHOR(S)
Irving, Susan J.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;3/23/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the framework designed by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) for studying user fee design characteristics that may determine the effectiveness of user fees in the U.S. It states that the GAO studied the four important characteristics of user fees. It cites that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is responsible for granting or denying charges fees to regain all processing costs each year. An overview on the testimony of GAO is offered.
ACCESSION #
49049220

 

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