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Focus: ILW.COM is pleased to announce The PERM Book 2015-16 edition.

Editor: Joel Stewart; Contributors: Christian Allen, Jonathan Amdur, Davis Bae, Robert E. Banta, Susan L. Brady, Barbara Brandes, Lorna Rogers Burgess, J. Ira Burkemper, Ramon Carrion, Blake Chisam, Susan J. Cohen, Jeffrey Devore, Victoria Donoghue, Gary Endelman, Rami Fakhoury, Jane Goldblum, Paul Hejinian, Linda Kim, Howard Kushner, Christina La Brie, David Lazaar, Katherine Lopez Ley, Edwin Litwin, Benjamin M. Lowe, Joan Matheu, Margaret McCormick, Cyrus D. Mehta, Lori S. Melton, Nancy Jo-Meritt, Matt Morse, Sherry Neal, David B.Pakula, Michael E. Piston, Edwin Rubin, Linda Rose, Lawrence Rudnick, Rebecca L. Sigmund, Jay Solomon, Timothy Spridgeon, Richard Tasoff, Rohit Turkhud, Kiran Vairale-Mumtaz, Alison Walters, Nathan A. Waxman, Mitchell L. Wexler, Leon Wildes, Sofia Zneimer.

Book Outline is as follows:

  • Special Comprehensive IT Section by Rami Fakhoury and Matt Morse, Fakhoury Law Group: IT Occupations under SOC and O*Net; Roving Employees: Travel, 3rd Party Sites, Unanticipated Locations and Home Office; Diploma and Work Equivalencies; Alternative Requirements
  • Perm Overview by Featured Authors: Edwin Rubin "How to Prepare a PERM Form"; Larry Rudnick "Responding to Audits and Requests for Reconsideration"; Michael Piston "Appeal Strategies: BALCA and Federal Courts"
  • Special Issues in Focus: Prevailing Wage Survival Kit by Linda Kim; Guide to Recruitment and Advertising by Rohit Turkhud; Alien Control: Investors, Family Ownership and PERM by Robert Banta
  • Statute and Regulations: PERM Rule; Preamble to PERM Rule (December, 2004); PERM Forms (Current) & Instructions; PERM Forms (Proposed)
  • Agency Interpretations: Frequently Asked Questions; PERM Stakeholder Meeting Reports; General Administration Letters; Foreign Labor Certification Memoranda; Prevailing Wage Memoranda
  • Roadmaps and Checklists: Overview of PERM Cases; Overall PERM Flow Chart; Employer Checklist; Alien Checklist; Job Offer Checklist; Attorney/Agent Checklist; Prevailing Wage Checklist; Minimum Requirements Checklist; Recruitment and Advertising; Special Requirements
  • Sample Cases: Approved Perm Applications; Approved Prevailing Wage Requests; Requests for Reconsideration
  • State Workforce Agencies By Kiran Vairale: Contacts and Addresses; How to Place 30 Day Job Orders; How to Document Results of Recruitment

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August 6, 2015, 2pm - 3:30pm (Eastern). The Immigration Advocates Network and the Committee for Immigration Reform Implementation (CIRI) will hold a webinar on "Figuring Out the Immigration Options: How to Screen at Workshops." The panel will discuss questions that volunteers and non-legal staff can ask at workshops and events to flag potential eligibility for immigration benefits. For more information and registration see here.


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