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FAQ: PERM Labor Certification Process – Phase 2

The First Step to an Employment-Based “Green Card” – The Labor Certification Process (PERM) Phase 2: PERM Advertising and Recruitment Before filing the PERM Labor Certification (LC) with the Department of Labor (DOL), employers are required to complete very specific advertising and recruitment steps for the job at issue. The goal of this phase is to show that no qualified U.S. workers are available for the specific position.

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Immigration Success Story: Employment-Based EB-2

Employment-Based Green Card for Physical Therapist We regularly help clients in petitioning for permanent resident status (“green card”) for their employees with specialized knowledge and advanced degrees. This month, we are highlighting the success story of a Doctor of Physical Therapy who was able to obtain a green card. Previously, we worked to prepare H-1B petitions for him on behalf of his employer. We were very happy to learn that his employer, a highly successful […]

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FAQ: PERM Labor Certification Process – Phase 1

The First Step to an Employment-Based “Green Card” -The Labor Certification Process (PERM) Phase 1:  Case Strategy, PERM initiation, Job Requirements Determination, and Prevailing Wage Determination There are 3 steps to obtaining a green card based on employment:

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Department of Labor Updates Labor Certification Fact Sheets

In June 2016, the Office of Foreign Labor Certification posted updated program factsheets with third-quarter FY 2016 selected stats. Updated information includes: Permanent Labor Certification Program Prevailing Wage Determination Program H-1B Temporary Visa H-2A Temporary Agricultural Visa H-2B Temporary Nonagricultural Visa All of these updates can be found here.

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What recruitment steps are required under PERM?

What recruitment steps are required under PERM? PERM requires employers to undergo specific forms of recruitment within the six months prior to filing the PERM application. These forms of recruitment include: a 30 day job order with the State Workforce Agency (SWA), an internal notice of filing the job opportunity at the place of employment and two Sunday ads in the newspaper of general circulation. What recruitment documentation is the employer required to keep? The […]

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