New Perspective on BALCA-PERM Denials-CD

New Perspective on BALCA-PERM Denials-CD

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A New Perspective on BALCA-PERM Denials and Beyond

This 90 minute audio seminar was originally presented May 20, 2010.


While the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) continues to issue decisions on the same issues we have seen in the past, some recent decisions are causing lawyers to re-think how they document recruitment, approach alternate requirements, and whether a client might win on review. This seminar will review the key BALCA decisions and discuss steps to follow when filing a request for review or reconsideration.

  • Reviewing Key BALCA Decisions Pre- and Post-PERM-An Overview of the Major Decisions
  • To Review or Not to Review-Determining Whether to File a Request for Review/Reconsideration
  • Preparing the Case and Important Documents in a Request for Review
  • The Government's Burden-Arbitrary Denials, Imprecise Audits, and BALCA's Power to Remand
  • Issues of Law vs. Issues of Fact-Is DOL Substituting its Judgment for the Employer's Decision to Disqualify Applicants?


AILA has not applied for and is not administering CLE credit for this OnDemand program. However, CLE self-study credit may be available in your jurisdiction. Please check your jurisdiction’s CLE rules on the AILA CLE Center for more information.

Faculty

Catherine L. Haight (dl), Los Angeles, CA

Catherine L. Haight is the founding member of Haight Law Group, PLC in Los Angeles. She has been practicing immigration law since 1989, specializing in business and sports-related immigration matters. She currently serves as chair of the National AILA liaison committee to the Department of Labor. Ms. Haight received her Bachelors degree from University of California, Berkeley and obtained her J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law.


Grace Hoppin, San Francisco, CA

Grace Hoppin is a senior associate at Jackson & Hertogs, LLP in San Francisco. Prior to law school, Ms. Hoppin worked as a labor certification analyst at DOL’s San Francisco regional office. After earning her J.D. from Hastings College of the Law, she was an associate at two prominent business immigration firms. In 2002, Ms. Hoppin returned to DOL as a labor certification specialist, and was selected to serve on a national DOL team that drafted the PERM regulations. Ms. Hoppin is a frequent speaker on business immigration topics. She currently is a member of AILA’s DOL liaison committee.


Roger Tsai, Salt Lake City, UT

Roger Tsai is an attorney at Parsons Behle & Latimer based in Salt Lake City, Utah. He concentrates his practice on employment-based immigration and worksite enforcement. He has assisted companies in performing internal audits of their employment eligibility documents (I-9's) and successfully negotiated civil I-9 fine settlements with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Mr. Tsai regularly speaks on the topic of immigration at conferences hosted by AILA, the Federal Bar Association, and Immigration Law Weekly. His articles on immigration worksite enforcement have been published by the American Bar Association, the Utah Bar and AILA. Mr. Tsai received his B.A. degree in political science and economics from the University of Michigan and his law degree from the University of Houston Law School. He currently serves as the AILA Utah chapter chair and sits on the Governor’s Hispanic Latino Advisory Board.

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