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February 15, 2024
Courtney Wachal

Should I File an NIW Petition instead of Filing a PERM? Assessing the Pros and Cons of Each Option

Since President Biden’s executive order on artificial intelligence was released, many are wondering whether filing a national interest waiver (NIW) petition or filing a PERM (labor certification) application is the best option. To help determine which option is the best...

April 26, 2023
Anna Buskila

New PERM Application and Filing Process Become Effective May 16, 2023

The Department of Labor (DOL) announced that effective May 16, 2023, the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) will begin accepting the revised Form ETA-9089, Application for Permanent Employment Certification (also known as PERM or labor certification application) in the...

August 30, 2021
Chandni Shah

Moving Worksite Locations Impacts your H-1B Petition and PERM Process

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact the lives of many, the trend in working remotely or moving locations entirely has also continued. Employees working in the United States on an H-1B visa or those with a pending PERM process...

October 27, 2020
Marjorie M. Filice

Reminder: H-1Bs and PERMS are Location Specific

Employers, please keep in mind that you must notify your attorney if a foreign national employee is scheduled to move worksites, including to a remote home worksite, as some immigration processes are location specific. Foreign nationals holding H-1Bs will need...

October 13, 2020
Anna Buskila

New H-1B Visa and PERM Green Card Rules

On October 8, 2020, the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) each issued new rules attacking employment-based non-immigrant cases and the PERM labor certification program. Please note that both rules have bypassed the formal rulemaking...

August 04, 2020
Anna Buskila

Posting a PERM Notice of Filing in a Remote Work Mode

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the closure of workplaces has raised numerous questions about how to fulfill the PERM Notice of Filing requirement during a full or partial office closure and a remote work mode. PERM regulations require that prior to...


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