Entries by Cora-Ann Pestaina

PERM AND THE ROVING EMPLOYEE

by Cora-Ann Pestaina Practitioner to Employer Client: We can certainly assist you in the filing of a PERM application for your employee. Where will the employee be working? Employer Client: Well, he will work out of his home in New Jersey and additionally at three different client sites in Pennsylvania, New York and Connecticut. Practitioner: […]

DIFFERENT STROKES: USING DIFFERENT EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS ON A LABOR CERTIFICATION AND I-140 PETITION

by Cora-Ann V. Pestaina We’ve pretty much gotten used to (but not accepted!) the vast inconsistencies that exist in degree-equivalency requirements with regard to filing an H-1B, a PERM or an I-140. We’ve been forced to cope with (though we will never understand!) the fact that the degree-equivalency regulations that govern EB-2 and EB-3 professionals […]

DOL UPDATE ON PERM AND PREVAILING WAGE ISSUES

by Cora-Ann V. Pestaina On April 5, 2010 AILA published the minutes of the DOL stakeholders teleconference held on March 25, 2010. See AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 10040533. These minutes presented some important/interesting information worth noting: Employee Referral Programs: The DOL now requires more from employers who utilize the Employee Referral Program in fulfillment of […]