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Green card application process, I-480 and I-485 form requirements

GREEN CARD APPLICATION PROCESS The green card application process, fees, and total costs are changing constantly. It is important to stay up to date on the latest information. Following the approval of the PERM application, the employer can file a green card application by completing the following forms: I-140: the Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker

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PERM Green Card Process and Recruitment

LABOR CERTIFICATION: THE PERM GREEN CARD PROCESS The PERM green card process exists to protect skilled U.S. workers from displacement by less-skilled foreign workers. Companies must prove that they took reasonable measures to first fill an open position with a U.S. based worker. This multi-step PERM green card process typically takes 10 to 12 months

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September 2017 USCIS Visa Bulletin

The September 2017 USCIS Visa Bulletin has been released. As a reminder, the USCIS announced that in July it will only accept employment-based adjustment-of-status applications based on the Application Final Action Dates chart. Final Action Dates for Family-Sponsored Adjustment of Status Application: Final Action Dates for Employment-Based Adjustment of Status Applications: New Visa Bulletin Charts The

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PERM Recruitment Process: Stages 4-6

This post is the third part of the PERM recruitment process blog series, a continuation of PERM recruitment stages 1, 2 and 3. PERM recruitment stages Prevailing Wage: Time frame varies (includes pre-recruitment activities) Job Order: Must run for 30 days (can run concurrently with recruitment activities) Recruitment Activities: Time frame varies (max 150 days)

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I-485 Adjustment of Status and Priority Date Information

Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about I-485 Adjustment of Status and I-485 priority date information. When can I file my I-485 Adjustment of Status? You can file your I-485 Adjustment of Status (even simultaneously with the I-140 petition) as long as your I-485 priority date is current. What is my I-485

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