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How long does it take for a company to sponsor an immigrant?


It can take around 17.3 months on average for a company to sponsor an immigrant for an employment-based green card.

This process involves multiple steps, such as filing the immigrant petition (Form I-140) with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), which takes around 5 to 8 months to process. 

Factors like requests for evidence (RFE), and post-petition approval processes, such as the adjustment of status or immigrant visa processing, can add 8-14 more months to the immigrant visa processing timeline. 

Keep in mind timelines may vary depending on your situation. 

Answered by a Boundless Immigration Expert

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