There was an interesting question in today’s community conference call we host every other Thursday. The link to the question is here: http://forums.immigration.com/showth...onference-Call
PERM filing issue
I joined XYZ company by taking promise (written email, they said like this: According to our attorneys it looks like based on the role itself it is EB_2 (BS+8). Obviously this is not the official word from USCIS but in
DOL Warns of More PERM Audits, Supervised Recruitment in the Future
In a meeting in the last week of October, US Department of Labor (DOL) has indicated that they expect speedier PERM case processing, but also more frequent audits and supervised recruitment. This is good and bad news. The biggest problem is audits tend to delay cases by years (currently 2.5 years). Increased frequency of audits means longer delays. Supervised recruitment would mean the employer will have to advertise
Updated 5th November 2010 at 07:36 AM by Rajiv S. Khanna
The US Department of Labor has completed implementation of the cumbersome process of "Supervised Recruitment" required for some cases during PERM process. Old-timers (like me) would remember this process from pre-PERM times.
Essentially, this is how it works. A PERM application is sent to the special channel of Supervised Recruitment where employer's recruitment is redone as per the directions of and under the supervision of USDOL. They decide how many times and in which
USDOL has posted the following FAQ
1. Under what authority can the Department of Labor's Office of Foreign Labor Certification select an employer's application for supervised recruitment?
Ans. 20 CFR 656.21 provides, "Where the Certifying Officer determines it appropriate, post-filing supervised recruitment may be required of the employer for the pending application or future applications pursuant to 20 CFR 656.20(b)," and 20 CFR 656.24(f) provides, in
7. What documentation and/or notice is needed when an employer undergoing Supervised Recruitment changes its attorney/agent?
Ans. The employer and/or the newly retained attorney or agent must provide documentation signed by the employer establishing that it intends to be represented by the attorney or agent named, providing all applicable information as requested in Section E, Agent or Attorney Information, of the ETA Form 9089, and containing the statement, "I hereby designate