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Is Your PERM Job Order 'A Cut Above?'

"BALCA (Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals) decisions are very important for practitioners as they offer crucial insights into how to avoid some of the pitfalls in preparing and filing a labor certification application under Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) or into what...

Do We Still Need PERM? - The Merits-Based Points System in BSEOIMA

"We continue to analyze the provisions of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013, s. 744 (BSEOIMA), which seeks to bring about dramatic changes to the existing immigration system in the United States. One of the most transformative changes that BSEOIMA...

Cyrus D. Mehta on PERM, Laid-Off U.S. Workers

" The Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration has added a new question and answer (Q&A) to its frequently asked questions (FAQ). The new Q&A concerns notification and consideration of laid-off U.S. workers for PERM labor certification applications. ... Unfortunately...

How Rigid is PERM? Or, Can Typos be Fixed? - Anand G. Sinha

Anand G. Sinha, Aug. 29, 2016 - " In a recent decision, Matter of Cisco Systems, Inc. 2012-PER-01179 (June 9, 2016), the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) reaffirmed its hardline stance that modifications cannot be made to filed labor certification applications under Program Electronic...

7 Points To Remember Regarding Resume Review In The PERM Process - Cora-Ann Pestaina

Cora-Ann Pestaina, Apr. 24, 2017 - "The employer’s review of resumes received from applicants continues to be one of the trickiest issues in the PERM labor certification process. The process might seem straightforward enough because, after all, employers filing PERM applications are likely...