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DOL Proposal Threatens Privacy
Posted on 24 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A host of business trade associations have come out against a Department of Labor (DOL) proposal aimed at the employment of skilled foreign nationals on H-1B visas. The associations argue the proposal to change the labor condition application (LCA... Read More

Tags: LCA , proposed rule , DOL , nfap

Data Death at DOL, R.I.P. Records, Bye-Bye Bytes
Posted on 20 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"H-1B Legacy records no longer available On July 8, 2013, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) approved OFLC's revised retention schedule following a 30-day period of public notice and review. As part of its review and approval... Read More

Tags: LCA , DOL , oflc , decommissioned , data

New DOL FAQ re H-1B, H-1B1 and E-3 LCAs - July 31, 2015
Posted on 5 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Office of Foreign Labor Certification has posted new and updated Labor Condition Application (LCA/ ETA Form 9035/9035E) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the H-1B, H-1B1 and E-3 programs." [Dated July 31, 2015 ; posted by DOL Aug... Read More

Tags: LCA , eta , H-1B1 , DOL , H-1B , faq , e-3

DOL Proposes Onerous Changes to LCA Process
Posted on 24 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The DOL now seeks to once again revise the scope of the information collected on the LCA citing, in its LCA supporting statement, a desire to improve its integrity review and ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information. On July 9, 2012... Read More

Tags: LCA , 9035 , DOL , H-1B

How a Single Complaint Can Lead to an H-1B Investigation - Cora-Ann V. Pestaina
Posted on 31 Dec 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cora-Ann V. Pestaina, Dec. 31, 2015 - " A recent U.S. Court of Appeals decision in Greater Missouri Medical Pro-Care Providers, Inc. ARB Case No. 12-015, ALJ Case No. 2008-LCA-26 (2014), is worth noting as it addressed the issue of how much latitude... Read More