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Sponsoring a Worker for a Green Card: Employer's Tasks
Introduction to steps the employer must take to initiate a foreign worker's green card application process.
Timeline for Sponsoring an Immigrant Worker for a Green Card
How long the process usually takes, required waiting period and deadlines, and more.
Employer's Obligations to Workers Being Sponsored for a Green Card
Fees you must pay, tasks you must handle, and more.
Religious Workers: Going From an R-1 Visa to a Green Card
Churches and religious organizations may wish to initially employ workers on a temporary visa, then move forward with green card sponsorship.
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Overview of PERM Process (Obtaining Labor Certification)
A look at what the employer must do in order to obtain labor certification, a prerequisite for an immigrant hire.
Employer Recruitment Requirements Under PERM
When a U.S. employer sponsors a foreign worker for a green card (lawful permanent residence), the law usually requires the employer to complete a process known as labor certification, or PERM.
Employers' Five Most Common PERM Mistakes
When foreign workers seek a U.S. green card through employment, they must in most cases rely on the U.S. employer that offered them a job to successfully complete the multitude of requirements associated with sponsoring them for a green card.
Labor Certification Audits: What to Expect
As an employer contemplating labor certification for a foreign worker, you are looking at a significant investment of time and money.
How to Hold a PERM-Compliant Employment Interview With U.S. Job Candidates
How to conduct a legally compliant job interview with someone you may be hoping to have to reject.