Trends in PERM and BALCA Case - Recording (.MP3)

Trends in PERM and BALCA Case - Recording (.MP3)

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Recorded 05/10/2018
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format MP3
SKU AS2018-05-10-DL

Keeping up with trends in PERM and BALCA cases can be challenging, particularly given the changes in adjudication patterns that arise, often with little notice. Our panel of experts will discuss recent trends in PERM adjudication processes and BALCA case precedents that may impact how you prepare a PERM application. They also will provide guidance on advising your clients on strategy and responding to audits.

Featured Topics

  • What Are Current Trends in Pre-Filing Processes?
  • What Are Current Trends with Respect to PERM Audit Requests and Denial Grounds?
  • What Are the Key BALCA Cases to Pay Attention to, and What Is Their Impact?

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Vincent W. Lau (DL), AILA DOL Liaison Committee Vice Chair, Cambridge, MA
Vincent W. Lau is the managing partner of Clark Lau LLC in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Between 2012-2013, Mr. Lau served as the Chapter Chair of AILA New England and has been a member of the AILA National DOL Liaison Committee since 2013. He is currently one of the Vice Chairs of the DOL Liaison Committee. Between 2012-2017, he was also an adjunct faculty member at New England Law Boston. He received his B.A. from Yale University, M.A. from the Boston College School of Education, and J.D. from the Boston College Law School. Mr. Lau has been voted among "The Best Lawyers in America" since 2010 and listed with "Who's Who Legal: Corporate Immigration" since 2015.

Deborah J. Notkin, AILA Past President/DOL Liaison Committee, New York, NY
Deborah J. Notkin is a partner in the firm of Barst Mukamal & Kleiner LLP, and maintains a large business immigration and nationality practice. She is an AILA Past President (2005-06), and serves on its Board of Governors. A noted expert in business immigration, she is a frequent lecturer at the Practicing Law Institute, the New York State Bar Association, and AILA. Human Resource Magazine has named Ms. Notkin one of the 20 most powerful business immigration attorneys in the U.S. Ms. Notkin is listed in Best Lawyers in America, the International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers, and Chambers USA as recommended immigration counsel. New York Super Lawyers also has listed her as one of the top immigration attorneys in New York. Her numerous articles on business immigration have been cited frequently in other immigration articles.

Jeanne M. Malitz, AILA DOL Liaison Committee, San Diego, CA
Jeanne M. Malitz is the principal of Malitzlaw, Inc., a boutique law firm specializing in employment-based immigration matters. Malitzlaw, Inc. has a national presence representing employers on a wide variety of immigration-related matters with an emphasis on permanent labor certification and temporary labor certification for agricultural employers. Her practice also includes counseling on employment verification including E-Verify and I-9-related issues. Ms. Malitz actively participates in advocacy for immigration reform through national committee work on behalf of AILA and the National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE). She is a member and former co-chair of the AILA DOL Liaison Committee. Ms. Malitz also chaired the H-2A Committee for the NCAE. She frequently presents and writes on immigration-related topics. Ms. Malitz received her B.A. degree from the University of San Diego (magna cum laude, 1985) and her J.D. degree from the Boston University School of Law (1990). She was employed by several national and international law firms including: Gray Cary Ames & Frye and Morrison & Foerster. Ms. Malitz formed Malitzlaw, Inc. in 2002. Ms. Malitz and has been nominated as a San Diego "Top Lawyer" for the years 2103 to the present.

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