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US Labor Certification – A Synopsis ( Part B)

DOL Technology At Work As part of the overall verification process, the Department of Labor uses software to go over the application. This software defines specified rules that if the data on the application is not in conformity with these rules, it issues a denial. Denied applications will be segregated for deeper perusal. As “placebos” the computer will also select unflagged, random applications for audit to give this process a measure of transparency.   The software may issue Read more […]


US Labor Certification – A Synopsis ( Part A)

Non-nationals of the United States who wish to take up permanent employment in theUSwill be eligible to tender an employment based preference application if they: have successfully applied for labor certification, are deemed by law to be exempt from labor certification or fall under Schedule A category.   Aliens who do not meet the prerequisites for labor certification immunity must apply for Alien Employment Certification, also termed a work permit or labor certification, from Read more […]


Adjustment of Immigrant Status

Non-immigrant foreigners staying in theUnited Stateswho for whatever reason want to change their immigration status need to file Form I-485 at a USCIS Lockbox Facility or service center before the expiry of their Form I-94.   The basic fee for this application is $985, to be paid to the Department of Homeland Security. In some cases, an additional $85 is required for biometric fees for finger printing. Exceptions to this mandate are applications for persons under 14 but over 78 years of Read more […]