Trends in PERM-Based I-140 RFEs and NOIDs

Trends in PERM-Based I-140 RFEs and NOIDs

Trends in PERM-Based I-140 RFEs and NOIDs - Recording (CLE Included)
Release Date: 7/20/2021
Format Length CLE Eligible
Web Seminar 90 min. Yes

Time is of the essence when filing PERM-based I-140s. Given current I-140 processing times, however, minimizing the risk of a Request for Evidence (RFE) is more critical than ever. What trends are we seeing from USCIS in RFEs and Notices of Intent to Deny (NOIDs) for PERM-based applications? The faculty on this intermediate panel will address this question in depth, and they will advise on how best to respond to common issues your clients may face.

Featured Topics:

  • Trends in NOIDs on Downgrades
  • RFE Trends in Complex Experience Issues: Curricular Practical Training (CPT) vs. Optional Practical Training (OPT), Non-Quantified Special Requirements, On-the-Job Experience, etc.
  • Changes in Employer Address Within vs. Without Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
  • Ability-to-Pay for Multiple Beneficiaries: Schedule L, Bank Statements, Complex Corporate Structures, etc.
  • Foreign Degree Equivalencies

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Lynn Susser (DL), DOL Liaison Committee Memphis, TN
Lynn Susser is a co-founder and the managing partner of Siskind Susser in Memphis, TN. She is a past chair of the AILA MidSouth Chapter and past member of the TSC and CBP liaison committees as well as the Distance Learning committee. She is currently the MidSouth chapter’s liaison to Memphis CBP and a member of the AILA DOL Liaison Committee. Ms. Susser graduated law school in 1994 and joined AILA the same year.

Matthew I. Hirsch, Business Steering Committee, Wayne, PA
Matthew L. Hirsch now focuses primarily in the areas of employment and family-based immigration. He is a past Chair of AILA’s Philadelphia Chapter, has served on numerous local and national committees, is a frequent speaker at national and local conferences and is an alumni Trustee for the American Immigration Law Foundation. For 25 years, he was an Adjunct Professor of Immigration Law at Delaware Law School in Delaware.

Danielle M. Rizzo, AILA Business Section Steering Committee Vice Chair, Buffalo, NY
Dani Rizzo is a partner and co-leader of the Immigration Practice Group at Harris Beach PLLC in Buffalo, NY. She limits her practice to employment- and family-based immigration. She is a current member of AILA's Business Immigration Response Team ("BIRT") and is a member of the Upstate NY AILA-CBP liaison committee. She is the immediate past Chair of the AILA-CBP National Liaison Committee. She previously served on the AILA-DOL liaison committee, as Chair of AILA's Publications Committee, and as Chapter Chair for the Upstate NY Chapter of AILA.

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