AUTHOR:  Robert Neale.

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a “Fact Sheet” on its plans to initiate a review of its PERM Labor Certification Program and accompanying regulations.  The review is being conducted as part of President Barack Obama’s recent efforts through Executive Action to reform the country’s immigration system.

The DOL noted that

I tend look on the bright side of things.  Although the government shutdown has halted our ability to file PERMs, LCAs and prevailing wages (to name a few) and tested our faith in the political system, I see a silver lining.  This shutdown allows a little “me” time.  It is a time to review lately