Potential Government Shutdown and What it Means for Immigration

H-1B/PERM Update – Who Can Pay Fees?

Timelines for Prevailing Wage Determinations Now More Than 4 Months

The DOL recently reported that Prevailing Wage requests for both H-1B and PERM cases are taking about 5 months to process.  For those planning to file an employer sponsored PERM case, this means really advance planning is needed.  Prior to advertising it is important to have the prevailing wage determination, otherwise you may have to

PERM and Inadvertent Errors

The current labor certification process known as PERM has been around for several years now.  While it was originally touted as being a streamlined, easier way to do the labor certification process that would get rid of backlogs, etc.  it has not turned out that way at all.  Instead, it has become what I would

Recent PERM Issues resolved by BALCA

Recently, BALCA (Bureau of Alien Labor Certification Appeal), the agency that hears appeals when a Labor Certification is denied, has made several important decisions.  This post will describe a couple of the most important decisions. Accent-Media Productions, Inc., 2012-PER-712 (September 23, 2015) We advise all our clients on the documents that need to be kept.