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The PERM Book 2017-2018 Edition

The PERM Book 2017-2018 Edition
Editor: Joel Stewart

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Table of Contents

  1. BALCA Decisions
  2. FAQs
  3. Memoranda from DOL and USCIS
  4. Government Forms
  5. Sample High Tech Cases 9141 and 9089
  6. Articles from THE PERM BOOK 2008-2009 Edition
  7. Articles from THE PERM BOOK 2005-2006 Edition

BALCA Decisions

  1. BALCA En Banc Decisions

    1. Pre-PERM En Banc Decision from BALCA
    2. Post-PERM En Banc Decisions from BALCA

  2. Citations to BALCA Decisions

    1. Citations to BALCA En Banc PERM Decisions
    2. Citations to BALCA En Banc Pre-PERM Decisions


  1. PERM Rule FAQs

    1. FAQ PERM Appeals Filing Final
    2. FAQ Perm Change of Address Final
    3. Fraud FAQs 07-13-07
    4. PERM FAQs Round 12 10042010
    5. PERM FAQ - Fraud Rule Round2
    6. PERM FAQ Round 13
    7. PERM FAQ-Round-13 102016
    8. PERM FAQs 2-14-06
    9. PERM FAQs 2-21-06
    10. PERM FAQs 3-20-06
    11. PERM FAQs 4-6-05
    12. PERM FAQs 5-4-05
    13. PERM FAQs 5-9-07
    14. PERM FAQs 6-1-05
    15. PERM FAQs 8-8-05
    16. PERM FAQs 11-29-06
    17. PERM FAQs Round 11 08032010
    18. PERM Supervised Recruitment FAQs Final 012009

  2. Prevailing Wage FAQs

    1. FAQ Appealing to the National Processing Center December 2009 Appealing Prevailing Wage

Memoranda from DOL and USCIS

  1. GALs from DOL

    1. FIELD MEMORANDUM NO. 24-01 Sheepherders
    2. Field Memorandum 48-94 (Barbara A. Farmer)

  2. November 2009 Prevailing Wage Guide

    1. FAQ November Wage Determination Policy Guidance 2009

  3. Issuance04-05
  4. PERM Contact

Government Forms

  1. PART 656 from GPO current as of May 29 2014

Sample High Tech Cases 9141 and 9089

  1. Chief Executive Financial Officer B+10
  2. Computer Programmer 9089
  3. Computer Programmer B+1 Equiv 9141
  4. Database Administrator M+6
  5. Director of Engineering B+5
  6. Hospitalist Physician 9089
  7. Hospitalist Physician 9141
  8. Management Analyst M+0 or Equiv No Specials
  9. Nachman Associates_20160126_122327
  10. Nachman Associates_20160127_085924
  11. Pharmacist B+6
  12. PLM Consultant B+5 9141+9089
  13. PML Computer Systems Analyst 9141 & 9089
  14. Principal Product Mechanical Engineer 9089
  15. Principal Product Mechanical Engineer M+2 or B+5 9141
  16. Principal Product Mechanical Engineer M+2 years or B +5 9089
  17. Public Relations Specialist Bachelors 2 years+Specials 9141
  18. Senior Software Engineer 9089
  19. Senior Software Engineer 9141
  20. Statistician M+6 Months+Specials 9141 & 9089
  21. Technology Architect 9089
  22. Tool Box Page Count

Articles from THE PERM BOOK 2008-2009 Edition

  1. 656.1 Preparing PERM for 2nd and 3rd Preference by David Nachman and Ludmila Zimovcak
  2. 656.3 SVP: Discrepancies between the O*Net and the DOT by Lori S. Melton
  3. 656.3 The Method By Which the Bureau of Labor Statistics Converted the DOT Occupations into the OES Occupational Units or "Here's Another Nice Mess You've Got Us Into" by Barbara Brandes
  4. 656.10(a)-(c) The Basics of Labor Certification Under PERM : What You Need to Know Before You Start by Jeffrey DeVore
  5. 656.10(b) Rights and Obligations of Attorney and Agents Under PERM by Nancy-Jo Merritt
  6. 656.10(c) Dangers in the Attestation Process by Ramon Carrion
  7. 656.10(c)(10) What is "Permanent" and "Full-Time" Employment by Timothy Spridgeon
  8. 656.10(d), (e) Deconstructing PERM Notice Requirements by Susan J. Cohen
  9. 9. 656.10(f) Preparation of PERM Recruitment Report and Supporting Documentation by Carl Shusterman and Alison Walters
  10. 656.11 Is Employer "Substitution" Under PERM Dead? by Christian Allen
  11. 656.12 Prohibition on Payment of Attorney's Fees by Paull Hejinian
  12. 656.15(a)-(c) Step-by-Step for Schedule-A Applications by Sherry Neal
  13. 656.15(d) Aliens of Exceptional Ability in the Performing Arts by Howard Kushner
  14. 656.17(a)-(d) Filing, Withdrawing, Refiling, and Tracking PERM Cases by Katherine Lopez Ley and Davis Bae
  15. 656.17(e)(1)(B)(1)(4) Professional and Trade Journals Under PERM by Nathan Waxman
  16. 656.17(e)(1)(I) Regular Recruitment by Nancy-Jo Merritt
  17. 656.17(e)(ii) PERM Labor Certification Professional Recruitment Steps by Edwin R. Rubin
  18. 656.17(e)(l)(ii)(A) Note on Online Job Fairs by David Nachman
  19. 656.17(g)(1) Regarding Recruitment Reports by Leon Wildes and David Lazaar
  20. 656.17(g)(2) Ethics: What Do you Do When A Qualified US Worker Applies? by Blake Chisam
  21. 656.17(h)(1) Business Necessity: "Necessary Arguments"by Sofia Zneimer
  22. 656.17(h)(3) Combination of Occupations under PERM by Nathan A. Waxman
  23. 656.17(h)(4)(ii) The Impact of PERM On Experience Gained on the Job and Alternative Experience by Nathan A. Waxman
  24. 656.17(h) Requiring a Foreign Language under PERM by Cyrus D. Mehta
  25. 656.17(i) Nuts & Bolts: Actual Minimum Requirements & Experience Gained on the Job by Rohit Turkhud
  26. 656.17(i)(3) In-Job Experience: Why we Need it and How We Can Still Get it by Gary Endelman
  27. 656.17(k) How Do Layoffs Affect PERM? by Margaret McCormick and Patricia Luna
  28. 656.17(l) As If You Owned the Place…Alien Influence and Control Over the Labor Certification Process by Robert E. Banta and Benjamin M. Lowe
  29. 656.18 College and University Professors: A Hybrid Between Special Handling and PERM by Victoria Donoghue
  30. 656.19 Domestic Workers: At Home and on the Range by Susan L. Brady
  31. 656.20 How PERM Cases are Selected for Audit by Christina B. LaBrie
  32. 656.20(c) Requesting Extensions of Time to Respond to Audit Requests by Jonathan Amdur and Susan Anderson
  33. 656.24 The Who What When Where of Labor Certification Determination by Rebecca Sigmund
  34. 656.24(b)(2)(i) What You Do After the Ads Have Been Run? Resumes, Interviews, and Results by Edwin R. Litwin
  35. 656.26 Appeals/Requests For Review Under PERM by Joan Mathieu
  36. 656.27 Preparing Requests for Review with BALCA by Mitchell L. Wexler and J. Ira Burkemper
  37. 656.30-31 Fraud, Misrepresentation, Validity, Invalidation and Revocation by Richard Tasoff
  38. 656.32 Revocation of Labor Certification by Michael Piston
  39. 656.40-41 Prevailing Wage Determinations Under PERM by Lawrence Rudnick

Articles from THE PERM BOOK 2005-2006 Edition

  1. The Lawyer's Guide To 212(a)(5)(A): Labor Certification From 1952 To PERM By Gary Endelman
  2. Aliens Of Exceptional Ability In The Performing Arts By Howard L. Kushner
  3. Appeals/Requests For Review Under PERM By Joan Mathieu
  4. Combination Of Occupations By Christopher A. Wilburn
  5. Dangers In The Attestation Process By Ramon Carrion
  6. PERM And Schedule A Healthcare Occupations By Sherry Neal
  7. PERM And The Household Domestic Service Worker By Nancy M. Lawrence
  8. Preparation Of PERM Recruitment Report And Supporting Documentation By Carl Shusterman And Alison Walters
  9. Prevailing Wage Determinations Under PERM By Lawrence H. Rudnick
  10. Professional Recruitment Requirements Under PERM By Edwin R. Rubin
  11. Revocation Of Labor Certification By Michael E. Piston
  12. Rights And Obligations Of Attorney And Agents Under PERM By Nancy Jo-Merritt
  13. Risks And Ethics In PERM By Richard J. Tasoff
  14. The Alien's Influence And Control Over The Job Opportunity By Leon Wildes
  15. The DOT SVP Vs. The O*NET Job Zones By Lori S. Melton And Roxana C. Bacon
  16. What Is "Permanent" And "Full Time" Employment By Timothy M. Spridgeon