After PERM denied for more stringent requirements on employer’s website than those on 9089, BALCA reverses denial of PERM, citing Matter of Symantec and holding that the employer’s website posting is not subject to 20 CFR §656.17(f)(7). (Matter of Stryker Medical, 3/11/16)
On March 9, 2016, USCIS designated the Administrative Appeals Office’s (AAO) February 9, 2016, decision in Matter of H-V-P- as an adopted decision, and directed USCIS officials to follow its reasoning in similar cases. The decision clarifies that medical specialists who agree to practice in any area designated by the Secretary of Health and Human Services as having a shortage of health care professionals may be eligible for the physician national interest waiver (NIW) under INA §203(b)(2)(B)(ii).
Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on March 15, 2016.