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New Perspective in PERM Adjudication and BALCA Decision Review

August 7, 2012
Audio Seminar

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New Perspective in PERM Adjudication and BALCA Decision Review [Audio Seminar]

This 90-minute audio seminar was originally presented on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time

In the seven years of PERM existence, the recruitment process and labor certification audit documentary requirements continue to evolve. While some omissions can be forgiven (absence of Kellogg language or proof of state job posting), others face increased scrutiny. What is the correct way to advertise an opening through the employer's internal referral program?

  • Do's and Don'ts of the Recruitment Process
  • Is Your PERM "Airtight" or "A Cut Above?"
  • Update on Supervised Recruitment
  • Best Practices
  • iCERT Updates
  • Prevailing Wage Determination Update
  • Summary of BALCA Decisions Review and Inconsistencies in Opinion
  • Recent FAQs and Pronouncements


Aimee Clark Todd (dl), Atlanta, GA
Aimee Clark Todd practices business immigration at Troutman Sanders, focusing on work visas, permanent residence, I-9, and E-Verify compliance. A frequent speaker and author, 2011-2012 AILA DOL Liaison Committee member, and former AILA Atlanta Chapter chair, she is recognized as one of America’s “Leading Lawyers for Immigration Law” by Chambers USA, a “Rising Star” by Georgia Super Lawyers, and was the recipient of the 2007 AILA Mentor Award and 2006 AVLF pro bono award.

Robert H. Cohen, AILA USCIS Liaison Committee, Columbus, OH
Robert H. Cohen is a partner with the firm of Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur LLP. He has practiced immigration law for almost 35 years. Mr. Cohen serves on the USCIS Benefits Liaison Committee and is chair of the Board of Trustees of the American Immigration Council. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and is a graduate of Miami University and the University of Cincinnati College of Law.

Catherine L. Haight, AILA State Department Liaison Committee, Los Angeles, CA
Catherine L. Haight is the founding member of Haight Law Group, PLC. She has practiced immigration law since 1989, specializing in business and sports-related matters. Ms. Haight obtained her B.A. from U.C. Berkeley and J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law. She has authored numerous published articles on immigration subjects and has been an invited speaker at numerous immigration law conferences and seminars.

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The "New Perspective in PERM Adjudication and BALCA Decision Review" audio seminar takes place Tuesday, August 7, 2012, at the times noted below:

2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time
1:00 pm-2:30 pm central time
12:00 pm-1:30 pm mountain time
11:00 am-12:30 pm pacific time

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