PERM Labor Certification Under U.S. Immigration Law

What is Labor Certification?

Labor Certification is the process of proving that foreign workers coming into the U.S. would not be displacing any U.S. workers as they possess a specific skill and or qualification that U.S. workers do not have. Labor Certification serves to protect the jobs of U.S. workers and the U.S. Labor Market.

How do I get Labor Certification?

U.S. employer would submit labor certification to the Department of Labor. Once the labor certification is received by the Department of Labor, they will verify the qualifications of the foreign worker to assure that the applicant possesses a skill that is unobtainable by a U.S. worker.


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How long does it take to get labor certification?

To verify labor certification typically varies from state to state, depending on the number of pending cases. Usually, the cases are verified from anywhere between 6 months-3 years.

What is the labor certification application?

Labor certification application is the most used employment-based opportunity for obtaining a green card.

What is PERM Labor Certification?

Perm Labor Certification is also known as the labor certification process. This is when a U.S. employer sponsors an employee’s immigration process.

How long does the Department of Labor take to approve PERM?

150 days (Subject to change).

What is the next step after Labor Certification?

After getting approved, the next step is to file an I-140 petition. You can file on your own behalf with U.S. Citizenship Services and Immigration.

What happens after your I-140 is approved?

USCIS will mail an approval notice to you and your employer. After this approval letter is received, the next step is to finish the last step of the green card process. In some cases, this last and final step will be filed with the I-140.

Contact Our Experienced Labor Certification Attorney in Orlando

Many clients need assistance with an Arabic or Spanish speaking immigration attorney to help navigate their case through the complex US immigration laws. Attorney Mubarak speaks English, Arabic, and Spanish. He has successfully assisted clients from many countries with their labor certification applications. We can also assist you in Portuguese. Our office has an incredible track record for successful PERM cases. Please call us today at (407) 502-3000 or fill out our online form located on this page and we will get back to you shortly.


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