Immigration legal services including processing of immigration paper work has been in good demand ever since the influx of the Indian and Asian communities into the United States has increased. Since a few years now, the American government has opened its door to the Asian migrants like software professionals from India, health care professionals, nursing staff and this has resulted in the boom of online and offline immigration agencies and immigration service business.
This is because these service providers make the whole immigration process easy and hassle free for the candidate irrespective of the types and categories of visas. This allows the candidates to rely and trust these professionals and lets them concentrate more on their jobs to come.
The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has recently made amendments in the labor certification process for the Permanent Employment of Aliens in the country. The new regulation published on May 17, 2007 will be effective from, July 16, 2007. To see the Permanent Labor Certification Program document go to, http://workforcesecurity.doleta.gov/foreign/pdf/perm_faqs_3-3-05.pdf
Some of the new regulation features include:
- Prohibition of the substitution of alien beneficiaries of labor certification applications as of July 16, 2007.
- Under PERM process, there are no modifications to the existing labor certification applications.
- Approved Labor certificates never had expiry date. But now under the new amended law they are valid for only 180 days and 1-140 will have to be files by the employer within that period.
- The new regulation prohibits the sale, barter or purchase of permanent labor certification applications.
Also, The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has started accepting this year’s new H-1B petitions for professionals since April 1st, 2007 for those planning to start employment from October 1st, 2007.
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