Trends in PERM and BALCA Cases

Trends in PERM and BALCA Cases

Trends in PERM and BALCA Cases - Recording (CLE Included)
Presented 09/15/2020
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format Web Seminar
SKU WS2020-09-15-DL

Experts will discuss recent trends in PERM processing, audits, and BALCA cases. They also will provide tips and strategies for preparing PERM applications and responding to audits. Finally, they will address the effects of COVID-19 on PERM cases.

Featured Topics

  • Are There Any New Trends in PERM Adjudications?
  • Changes to Employment During the PERM Process
  • Does DOL Require Employers to Include All Job Requirements in Every Ad?
  • Job Applicants: What Is an Acceptable Standard of Review?
  • What Is a Reasonable Period of On-the-Job Training—Three Months, Six Months, OneYear?
  • Recent BALCA Decisions and How They Can Impact Your PERM Applications


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Vincent W. Lau (DL), AILA DOL Liaison Committee Vice Chair, Boston, MA
Vincent W. Lau is the managing partner of Clark Lau LLC in Boston, Massachusetts and he counsels employers and employees on a range of temporary and permanent immigration options. He speaks regularly at immigration conferences across the country, serves fellow immigration attorneys as one of the Vice Chairs of AILA’s national liaison committee with the U.S. Department of Labor, and developed the curriculum for the business immigration course at New England Law Boston.

Bob White, AILA DOL Liaison Committee, Schaumburg, IL
Bob White is a partner in the Immigration Group of Masuda Funai in its Schaumburg, Illinois office. Bob has been practicing exclusively in the employment-based immigration area for more than 26 years. Bob was previously Chapter Chair of AILA Chicago Chapter. He was also a member of AILA’s Verification Committee and SSA Taskforce. Bob is currently a member of the AILA National’s DOL Liaison Committee.

Tiffany Chang Wu, Irvine, CA
Tiffany Chang Wu is an Associate with Fragomen’s Irvine office, where she provides long-term strategy planning to employers and foreign nationals across a broad range of industries. She is a past chair of the AILA Southern California Chapter. Ms. Wu is a frequent speaker at AILA conferences and local bar association events.

Yvonne A. Toy, San Francisco, CA
Yvonne A. Toy is a Partner at Pearl Law Group, a leading global immigration firm headquartered in San Francisco. With 15 years of experience, Ms. Toy is an expert in complex and creative case strategies for both temporary and permanent work visa matters, and a veteran at guiding in-house mobility teams on immigration program management, best practices, and compliance. Her current clients are leaders in 3D design software, consulting and semiconductor industries. In addition to extensive experience in private practice, Ms. Toy spent several years developing and managing NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s in-house immigration program.

The speaker's/author's views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author's experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.