A U.S. District Judge in Colorado denied a request for a temporary restraining order to stop immigration fee increases scheduled to take effect April 1, 2024. 

The judge said the court “simply cannot say [the irreparable harm alleged by the plaintiff if the fee hikes take effect] is great, especially in comparison to the amount she invested.” The judge also noted that the plaintiffs waited about two months after the rule was finalized to file their lawsuit, finding that the delay “undercuts their claimed irreparable harm.” Although the court did not grant a temporary restraining order, the litigation will proceed.

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