EB-3 PERM Labor Certification
In limited circumstances, Brandeis full-time staff and researchers may qualify for EB-3 based on the discretion of the ISSO and their manager.
EB-3 – Eligibility Criteria
At Brandeis University, you may be eligible for Employment-Based Immigration: EB-3, if you are in the category “Professionals”.Professionals – The worker must show at least a U.S. baccalaureate or foreign equivalent degree and must be performing work for which qualified workers are not available in the U.S.
Fees Associated with EB-3, PERM Labor Certification (ETA-9089)
Stage 1: Fees for Recruitment, Prevailing Wage Determination, and Labor Certification (9089) (approximate)
Addresses to mail checks for I-140, I-485, and I-907 premium processing will vary. Please pay close attention to these links I-140 filing addresses and I-485 filing addresses, and consult a qualified attorney with questions.
- Prevailing Wage Determination (PWD): Department of Labor Processing Time
- Labor Market Test: 2 months
- Foreign Labor Certification: 4-5 months
- I-140: USCIS Processing Time