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  • PERM Update: Processing Times and Employer Audits Have Increased in the Wake of COVID-19

    The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has put a strain on U.S. employers and the foreign workers they hire. Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) processing times have increased, and employers are seeing a sudden uptick in audits by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The PERM process is the first step of the green card process for foreign […]

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  • PERM Audits: Common Issues & Red Flags

    To combat fraud by employers utilizing the PERM process, the Department of Labor (DOL) will sometimes audit the case.  There are two types of audits that can occur during processing: A random audit may occur by unplanned chance as a DOL mechanism to ensure that the electronic PERM system is not being abused by employers. A targeted audit occurs when […]

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  • Recruitment for PERM Green Card Cases

    When a U.S. employer sponsors a foreign worker for a green card through the PERM process, the employer is required to undertake numerous tasks to prove to the Department of Labor that the foreign worker will not displace any American worker by taking the permanent job being offered to them. In all PERM cases, there […]

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