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BALCA on ad language, travel: Matter of Microsoft

"[W]e find that the phrase “may require employer-reimbursed travel” is indistinguishable from the DOL-endorsed phrase “some positions may require travel.” Based on the foregoing, we find that the Employer’s NOF, SWA job order, and advertisements do not contain a job...

A Paperless Christmas: Not Going Home for the Holidays

"Undocumented migrants in Ireland and in the US have much in common. They fear officialdom, are unable to access basic healthcare, welfare and educational services, and are vulnerable to abusive employers. They can’t travel, for fear of being unable to return, and are often connected to loved...

'Tis the Season to Travel

"As many foreign nationals will be traveling abroad over the upcoming holiday season, this brief travel memo summarizes the basic requirements for international travel/return to the United States. Please note that DHS and DOS policy often changes with little or no prior notice so we encourage you...

BALCA Grants Labor Cert...Five Years Later - Matter of Computer Sciences Corp.

"On February 4, 2010, the Employer filed an Application for Permanent Employment Certification (ETA Form 9089) for a Program Office Senior Manager position. ... In the instant case, the CO denied certification based on the Employer’s inclusion of the language, “Willingness to travel;...

BALCA on Context, SWA Job Orders: Matter of Microsoft

"Based on the foregoing, we find that the Employer’s NOF does not contain a job requirement that exceeds that which is on the ETA Form 9089, because it is clear within the overall context of the advertisements that not all of the Support Engineering positions require travel. We find that the...

DHS on Identification Documentation Needed for Air Travel

DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson, Jan. 8, 2015 - "Today I announce the schedule for the final phase of implementation of the REAL ID Act. Bottom line up front: Effective January 22, 2018, air travelers with a driver’s license or identification card issued by a state that does not meet the requirements...

BALCA on PERM, Travel, Relocation: Matter of Infosys, Ltd. (May 12, 2016)

Matter of Infosys, Ltd. - "This case presents essentially two questions. 1) Did the CO correctly determine that the possibility that workers might be required to relocate was not subsumed in the Employer‘s description of the work locations as ―various unanticipated locations through the U...