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  • 1. Brown Immigration Law LLC
  • 2.  
  • 3.  
  • 4.
    • Step 1 - File PERM Labor Certification with the Department of Labor
    • Step 2 - File I-140 Immigrant Petition with the USCIS
    • Step 3 - File Adjustment of Status in the U.S. OR Consular Processing in Home Country (in some cases Step 3 can be filed with Step 2)
    Green Card Process Using PERM
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    • End goal – demonstrate to DOL that no qualified, willing, and available U.S. workers seeks the job opportunity
    • Job description cannot be too restrictive – must represent Employer’s true minimum requirements for the position
    • Requirements for the position exceeding DOL expectations may be challenged by the DOL to justify Business Necessity
    • A minimum amount of advertising is required – approach will depend on job type and location
    Labor Certification – Basic Rules
  • 7.
    • Employer recruits using mandated sources (print ads, job order, internal posting, in-house media)
    • Additional advertising requirements for Professional hires (choose 3 options from list of 10)
    • Employer/Counsel creates recruitment report for possible audit response
    • Recruitment period is unspecified, although no more than 180 days in length and no less than 30
    • Prevailing wage standard – requires individual is paid at 100% of government determined wage rate at time of Green Card approval
    • Seek the opposite of usual job search– no qualified candidates
    Getting a PERM
  • 8.  
  • 9.
    • File with the Lock Box for NSC (or TSC)
    • Provide medical and status documentation upfront
    • Fingerprinted, but rarely interviewed
    • Applicant and dependents receive work and travel authorization
    • No need to leave the U.S. to become a Permanent Resident
    • Possibility of adjustment portability – if adjustment takes 6 mo.s +
    Step 3 – Adjustment of Status Processing
  • 10.
    • It’s an Immigrant Visa Petition
    • Attend designated U.S. Consulate in home country
    • Mandatory interview
    • Must bring entire family, and must be employed with sponsoring employer at time of interview – no portability
    • Arrive a few days early to finalize medicals
    • Require police clearances from countries you’ve previously lived in
    … or Consular Processing
  • 11. Any Questions? Please start typing on the chat or email info@brownimmigrationlaw.com
  • 12. Brown Immigration Law LLC Serving your Best and Brightest