PERM Labor Certification Application

The Greenberg Traurig team recently assisted a medical products client with a rush I-140 immigrant petition requesting a National Interest Waiver (NIW) to allow one of the client’s development engineers

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Most employment-based permanent residency applications require the applicant to go through the PERM labor certification process where the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) certifies that there are not sufficient U.S.

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Summary

State and local pay transparency laws require employers to disclose pay ranges to applicants in their job advertisements and may require steps beyond the Department of Labor (DOL) regulations

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) announced a three-prong approach to ensuring U.S. employers are hiring legally authorized workers. ICE’s strategy focuses on:

  • Compliance, through increased I-9 inspections, civil fines and referrals for debarment from immigration benefit programs like Labor Condition Applications and PERM Labor Certifications;
  • Enforcement, through arrests of not only of workers employed without proper authorization but also of the employers who hire them; and
  • Outreach, through the Ice Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers (IMAGE) program.


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