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Updates Regarding the DOL…

Updates Regarding the DOL Prevailing Wage Rule

Last week on December 1, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California set aside the Interim Final Rule Strengthening Wage Protections for the Temporary and Permanent Employment of Certain Aliens in the United States 85 FR 638… Read More
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OFLC Announces Permanent…

OFLC Announces Permanent Issuance of Electronic PERM Labor Certifications

On September 25, 2020 the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) announced that it will be permanently adopting the electronic issuance of PERM labor certifications to employers and authorized attorneys and agents. OFLC began electronically iss… Read More
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Categories: PERM
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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Categories: Immigration News
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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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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Updates for H-2B Applicat…

Updates for H-2B Application Processing Procedures

The Department of Labor‘s Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) announced an update to its procedures for H-2B application processing. Beginning July 3, 2019, the OFLC will process all H-2B applications filed on or after July 3, 2019 at… Read More
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Categories: Immigration News

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