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Court Enjoins 2008 H-2B Regulations: Perez v. Perez

March 05, 2015 (1 min read)

"On March 4, 2015, the federal district court in the Northern District of Florida vacated the Department of Labor‘s (DOL) 2008 H-2B regulations on the ground that DOL lacks authority under the Immigration and Nationality Act to issue regulations in the H-2B program.  Perez v. Perez, No. 3:14-cv-682 (N.D. Florida, Mar. 4, 2015).  Because of this decision, effective immediately, DOL can no longer accept or process requests for prevailing wage determinations or applications for labor certification in the H-2B program.  DOL is considering its options in light of the court‘s decision." - DOL, Mar. 4, 2015.