How Employers can Reduce Audit in PERM Filings for Roving, Telecommuting and Traveling Employees

The tech industry is facing many challenges today, notably denials from the Department of Labor (DOL) based on very little understanding of how the industry works. Most large employers in the sector are not the ‘job shops’ that USCIS fears; … Continue reading

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Filing PERM for Roving Employees

5 September 2012 The tech industry is facing many challenges today, notably denials from the Department of Labor (DOL) based on very little understanding of how the industry works. Most large employers in the sector are not the ‘job shops’ that USCIS fears; and … Continue reading

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Employee

an employee contributes labor and expertise to an endeavor of an employer and is usually hired to perform specific duties which are packaged into a job;a person who is hired to work for another or for a business, firm, etc, … Continue reading

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Hiring Employees

So now you are in business and of course can’t do everything yourself. You want to hire someone, but are not sure that you need a full-time or part-time person. First step, decide the list of tasks to be accomplished … Continue reading

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Pointers for Corporate Executives Applying for U.S. Citizenship

Are you a globetrotting corporate executive, here in the America one day and the next in China or Europe? Do you have permanent residency in America? If you answered in the affirmative, then we need to talk and plan. Plan … Continue reading

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US Companies Lose the Immigration Game!

Employer seeks quality candidate; employer finds their match.  But problem!  Candidate is not a US citizen and hence needs a visa.  There is only a 36% chance that the employer will be able to employ the chosen candidate and there … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room

Discrimination in Immigration!  You’re are kidding, right? I have been reading about double digit denial rates for L1B visa applications from India.  The denial rate for L1B ‘specialized knowledge’ workers out of India is 56% while for Mexico and China … Continue reading

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How to Employ A Foreign Student

Last year I gave a presentation at a local University to employers about the advantages of employing students from foreign countries, here in student visa status.  The Director of the Career Center told me that local employers were afraid of … Continue reading

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Afraid you won’t make the H-1B cap?

Prepare now.  If you are a student, on F-1 visa, enroll in college for initial or subsequent Degree programs If you are from a Treaty Trader/Treaty Investor Country, start a business to become eligible for an E-1 or E-2 visa … Continue reading

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PERM Plans to Modernize Recruitment Process

The US Department of Labor announced that it is modernizing US worker recruitment for the PERM process. DOL has not comprehensively examined and modified the permanent labor certification requirements and process since their inception 10 years ago. Over the last 10 … Continue reading

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