Immigration Law

DOL Enhances iCERT for H-2A/B Filers

DOL, Aug. 26, 2016 - "ETA Announces iCERT System Enhancement to Streamline the H-2A and H-2B Processes for Employers: Electronic Submission of Supporting Documentation Post-Filing

ETA has implemented a new enhancement to the iCERT System related to the submission of applications for temporary labor certification under the H-2A and H-2B visa programs intended to reduce burdens on employers and streamline the processing of applications. Beginning on and after Friday, August 26, 2016, the iCERT System permits the submission of electronic documentation at the time of filing and while the H-2A or H-2B application is pending review. The Department expects that this new feature will eliminate the need for the employer or, if applicable, its authorized agent or attorney to submit responsive documents via U.S. mail, e-mail or facsimile, and result in a more expedient review of applications by connecting the responsive documents directly to the OFLC analysts assigned to the application.

For a more detailed explanation of this important iCERT System enhancement, please click here.

To review the features of this new iCERT System enhancement, please download a copy of the Quick Start Technical Guide by clicking here."