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Trump Nominates Andrew Puzder as Secretary of Labor

Trump will nominate Andrew Puzder as Secretary of Labor. He’s currently CEO of CKE Restaurants, which owns Hardee’s and other fast food restaurant chains. In a June 2015 Wall Street Journal op-ed he gave his views on employment-based immi… Read More
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Federal Appeals Court Rules that Employee Has Standing to Challenge Denial of Employer’s I-140 Immigrant Visa Petition

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently ruled that the beneficiary of an employment-based immigrant visa petition has an independent legal right to challenge in court USCIS’ denial of the petition, even if the petitioning employer… Read More
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BALCA Finds Employer Efforts to Contact U.S. Applicants Lacked Good Faith

The board that reviews PERM denials (“BALCA”) recently upheld a PERM denial when an employer failed to make additional attempts to contact job applicants after discovering that its certified mail interview invitations had not been delivered. BALC… Read More
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