Department of Labor Steps Up Enforcement in Immigration Programs: Analysis of Recent Developments

July 2008
Venulex Legal Summaries;2008 Q3, Special section p1
The article focuses on the news releases issued by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in 2008 about increased enforcement in its immigration programs. The DOL announced on July 8 that it is conducting a supervised recruitment of all applications for permanent labor certification (PERM applications) filed by Cohen & Grigsby. The department also stated its plan to evaluate its approval procedures for Labor Condition Attestations (LCA) that are necessary before filing for an H-1 B application.


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