“No H-1b cap Lottery !”

Playing the role of contrarian,, a well-respected leader in immigration news, predicts that an H-1b lottery will not be held this year.  Not sure if ILW was able to arrange a friendly bet with the USCIS over this or not but, if so, I sure hope Sam and staff get to eat cake !

Choose the right newspaper for PERM advertising

In a recent decisionby the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA), the Court rejected an employers choice to publish the required newspaper ads in the Washington Examiner instead of the Washington Post. The BALCA decision makes clear that the newspaper chosen must be THE most appropriate newspaper in the area.  The inference is clear, there is only one… Continue reading Choose the right newspaper for PERM advertising

DOL releases PERM data, the leader in immigration news, recently published data released by the DOL on PERM filings for the first 6 months of the current fiscal year. It is interesting to note that almost 30% of PERM filings are subject to audits.