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When to File AOS Applicat…

When to File AOS Applications November 2019

How to Adjust Your Status If you want to adjust your status to become a U.S. permanent resident under a family-sponsored or employment-based visa, you must first have a relative or employer file an immigrant visa petition on your behalf. Then, USCIS… Read More
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Schedule for Filing LCAs…

Schedule for Filing LCAs in FLAG System

Last week, the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) announced a schedule for the electronic filing of Labor Condition Applications (LCAs) in the Foreign Labor Application Gateway (FLAG) system. The FLAG system is the new electronic filing sys… Read More
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New Prevailing Wage Data

New Prevailing Wage Data

On July 1, 2019, the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) published updated prevailing wage data for July 2019 – July 2020. Prevailing wage determinations from the National Prevailing Wage Center will reflect this new data. There are tw… Read More
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Categories: Immigration News
DOL Will Only Accept ETA-…

DOL Will Only Accept ETA-9141 via FLAG System

Starting today, June 10, 2019, the Department of Labor will only accept the Application for Prevailing Wage Determination (Form ETA-9141) in the Foreign Labor Application Gateway (FLAG) System. This change is a part of the Department’s initiati… Read More
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DOL Reminder About H-1B N…

DOL Reminder About H-1B Notice Requirement by Electronic Posting

On March 15, 2019, the Department of Labor issued a Field Assistance Bulletin that explains obligations of H-1B petitioners when using electronic posting. Background Employers that aim to employ H-1B non-immigrant workers, or H-1B petitioners must co… Read More
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Categories: H-1B
Avoiding Delays with LCA…

Avoiding Delays with LCA Business Verification

AILA‘s Department of Labor (DOL) Liason Committee provided suggestions for avoiding delays when seeking certification of the ETA Form 9035, or the Labor Condition Application (LCA). What is the LCA? The Labor Condition Application is the form t… Read More
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DOL H-1B Statistics for FY2016 Fourth Quarter

The Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) in the Department of Labor (DOL) released H-1B statistics from the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016. Similarly, statistics from other quarters and fiscal years are available on the website. For furt… Read More
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