PERM Recruitment – Does the Left Hand Know What the Right Hand is Doing?

If you have gone through the recruitment process for a PERM labor certification application, you know how extensive and exhaustive that process can be. Companies going through the labor certification process for professional positions must advertise in six different venues. Three mandatory types of recruitment are: the state job bank, two Sunday print ads, the internal posting. The...
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Five Important Reminders for Foreign Nationals Coming to the United States

1. It’s the I-94 that governs your stay in the U.S., not the Visa   When a foreign national enters the United States in nonimmigrant status, he/she will receive an I-94 Arrival/Departure Record at the port-of-entry. This I-94 card will state the class of admission (such as B, H, L, F etc) as well as the expiration date of the nonimmigrant status. It is the expiration date on the I-94...
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DOS Releases February 2008 Visa Bulletin

The United States Department of State (DOS) released its February 2008 Visa Bulletin. As we predicted in a recent issue of our Immigration News Weekly, the Employment-Based Second Preference Category (EB2) for Indian nationals has become ‘unavailable’. That means the demand for this category has exceeded the supply of immigrant visas available for this fiscal year. To view...
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Client Comments

We are in the business of helping people.  So it makes us feel good when clients tell us how happy they are that we helped them. For this particular client, our office filed an I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker under the National Interest Waiver (NIW) category.  We also filed an I-485 Adjustment of Status application concurrently with the I-140 petition since the...
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USCIS Reaches H-2B Cap for Second Half of Fiscal Year 2008

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has received a sufficient number of petitions to reach the congressionally mandated H-2B cap for the second half of Fiscal Year 2008 (FY2008).  USCIS said that January 2, 2008 is the “final receipt date” for new H-2B worker petitions requesting employment start dates prior to October 1, 2008.  The...
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