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  • Transfer money to an individual;
  • Pay Immigration fees using Western Union or PayPal;
  • Pay fees to a person on the phone or by email (You can pay some immigration fees online only if you use; or
  • Pay to download USCIS forms (The forms are free on the website. You can also get forms at your local USCIS office or by calling 800-870-3676 and order the forms over the phone).