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Revised DOL FAQ on ETA 9089

[Question] - "If the employer will accept an alternate combination of education and experience and the acceptable number of years is other than a whole number, how can the employer inform the Department of the acceptable number of years on the ETA Form 9089? The field wherein the number...

BALCA on Form 9089: Matter of The Clariden School

"We have reviewed the Form 9089, and find that it does not have any obvious free form space for clarifying why a person would necessarily have at least a Bachelor’s degree to have obtained an AMI certification. But more importantly, we have found nothing on the face of the Form 9089 or its...

Form 9089 Focus Group - Drafting Tool, Degree Equivalency Tips

A Tool for Drafting Form 9089, including degree equivalency drafting tips for EB2 & EB3 The editors of IMMIGRATION LAW AND PROCEDURE, the premier immigration law treatise cited by U.S. federal courts, announce the formation of a Focus Group to review and beta test a new tool that can be used to...

Listing the Foreign National's Qualifications on the PERM Form

"While we await the DOL’s forthcoming FAQ, it is important to make every attempt to alert the CO that the foreign national possesses the qualification required for the offered position. If the offered position requires experience in specific technologies then these technologies need to be...

Two New DOL PERM FAQs - July 28, 2014

" Two new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) have been posted for the PERM Program. The first new FAQ addresses when an employer should mark "yes" when responding to the Question C.9 on the ETA Form 9089: "is there a familial relationship between the foreign worker and the owners, stockholders...

DOL 'Programming Glitch' Triggers PERM SNAFU

DOL ETA OFLC Sept. 14, 2015 - Submission of some PERM Applications "On Tuesday, September 1, 2015, the Department implemented software updates to the Permanent Labor Certification Case Management System (CMS). An unexpected programming glitch occurred which impacted a small number of applications...