PERM audit

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Unfortunately, there is no premium processing available for the PERM application process itself until the I-140 stage is reached after the PERM Labor Certification is approved. The biggest cause of delays in the PERM Labor Certification process is if an audit is triggered. Working with an experienced immigration attorney can help avoid audits and other unnecessary delays.

PERM audit Articles

  • PERM Processing Time in 2021

    PERM Processing Time

    Published on October 09, 2023

    PERM (Program Electronic Review Management) labor certification is a process that employers may go through in order to hire a foreign immigrant worker on a permanent basis. Stated another way, this is one of the most common methods an employer may sponsor a foreign worker for a green card. The PERM Labor Certificate processing time has…

  • PERM Labor Certification Portability

    PERM Labor Certification Transfer of Employment | Changing Jobs During the PERM Process

    Published on September 16, 2022

    The first step along the road to most employment-based green cards is to get a PERM Labor Certification. However, throughout the immigration process, other offers may arise that work better for your situation. This is why we often get the question: can I get a PERM Labor Certification transfer and change my job during the…

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    PERM Audit Reasons & Triggers

    Published on August 15, 2020

    Approximately 30% of PERM Labor Certification cases get selected randomly for audit by the Department of Labor (DOL). In an effort to ensure that all applicants are transparent and honest in the process, a PERM audit may be requested by DOL officials. In this article, we’ll explore PERM audit reasons and ways in which you…

  • PERM Supervised Recruitment

    PERM Supervised Recruitment by DOL | Process, Requirements

    Published on September 07, 2015

    Background: PERM Supervised Recruitment The PERM recruitment process is intended to demonstrate to the USCIS that there are not enough domestic (U.S.) workers who are available, willing or qualified to accept the available position being offered to a foreign worker. In order for many beneficiaries to receive an employment-based green card, a U.S. employer must…

  • PERM Denial Without Audit

    PERM Denial without Audit: Options, Next Steps, Refile

    Published on August 20, 2015

      Have you received a PERM denial? Wondering why your case was rejected without even receiving an audit? A PERM denial without audit can seem like a devastating outcome after working tirelessly to submit all the required documentation and paying the accompanying attorney fees. Unfortunately, it’s a reality for many individuals who file PERM applications….

  • PERM Audit Rate Rising

    PERM Audit Rate Rising

    Published on August 11, 2015

    A PERM application is normally the initial step in obtaining an employment green card and is a very monitored process that should be carefully filed. In the past few years we’ve seen increased scrutiny towards PERM applications processed by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) as well as increased PERM denial rates due to erroneous errors on the part…