Comment: Various Items

In today's edition of Immigration Daily, we feature many items of interest - articles on common I-9 Errors and Thanksgiving; bloggings by Roger Algase on DACA and minor immigration offenses; and a news items on an overview of judicial review of immigration matters. Also featured are an announcement of the PERM book, top immigration headlines, and an announcement of an the Pearl Law Group's award. Share your thoughts about today's edition of the Daily or on any other immigration-related topic by writing to editor@ilw.com.





Article: Talking Turkey on Immigration 2013 by Mary Giovagnoli

Article: Top 5 Common I-9 Errors As Seen Through the Eyes of OCAHO by Bruce Buchanan

Bloggings by Roger Algase: House Committee Begins Witch Hunt Over DACA, Other Executive Action; Obama Prosecuted 97,384 for Minor Immigration Offenses in FY2013

News: CRS Report on An Overview of Judicial Review of Immigration Matters









Focus: The PERM Book 3rd Edition

ILW.COM is pleased to announce a new edition of The PERM Book at our discounted price of $199.


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


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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ComingsNGoings: Pearl Wins Award

Pearl Law Group is pleased to announce a recent award bestowed upon the law firm - the Super Lawyers Pro Bono Award 2013.









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