Archive for January, 2013

Current Trends in PERM Audits

1/28/2013 Written by Andrew M. Wilson

The DOL has stepped up its efforts in scrutinizing PERM filings and is auditing more cases pursuant to a goal of achieving “program integrity”.  The DOL has specifically set a target to audit/or place in supervised recruitment 30% of PERM filings. The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) DOL liaison committee recently provided information on the [...]Read More >

DHS Creates New Process for Provisonal Unlawful Presence Waiver

1/11/2013 Written by SRW Lawyers

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has developed a new procedure that will allow qualifying immediate relatives of a U.S. citizen to apply for a provisional waiver while they are still in the United States before departing for their immigrant visa interviews abroad. USCIS anticipates that this new procedure will drastically reduce the amount of [...]Read More >