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Petition Process

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Normal processing can take as little as 2 – 3 months but may take longer due to the Department of Labor (DOL) and the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to adjudicate the application.

Step 1

Department hires a foriegn national and
submits "Request to Initiate H-1B" Form to HR

Step 2 HR will request the required data from the employee
Step 2 Prevailing wage Determination
Step 2 Labor Condition Application (LCA) is filed with DOL
Step 2 H-1B Petition is filed with USCIS
Step 2  Notice of Approval from USCIS