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  • Navigating a Layoff: Transitioning to Another Nonimmigrant Status Through the I-539 Application

    Experiencing a layoff can be a challenging period, especially for those on employment-based visas in the U.S. However, filing an I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status, can provide the breathing space needed to strategize your next move. This application allows nonimmigrants to transition from their former employment-based nonimmigrant category to another nonimmigrant status, like a […]
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  • Employee Layoffs & PERM Labor Certifications: Things to Know

    What are PERM Labor Certifications? A permanent labor certification (hereinafter “PERM” or “PERM Labor Certificate”) is issued by the Department of Labor (“DOL”) which allows a U.S. employer to hire a foreign worker to work permanently in the United States.  In most instances, the U.S. employer must submit a labor certification application to the DOL’s […]
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