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Petition Process

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Normal processing can take 2 – 3 months due to the Department of Labor (DOL) and the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) adjudication timeframes.

Step 1

Department submits "Request to Initiate Legal Permanent Resident Sponsorship" Form 

Step 2 Data Collection
Step 2 Recruitment
Step 2  DOL Review
Step 2 Submit Form I-140 Immigrant Petition
Step 2  Submit Form I-485 Adjustment of Status Application