PERM is the process of applying for a Green Card through work.
The PERM process is demonstrating to the US Department of Labor that there are no qualified U.S. workers out there to do the job that your employer is offering to you.
If there are U.S. candidates who are qualified for the position, you cannot go forward on the PERM process.
If your employer does not have any qualified candidates who fit the criteria, then you can go ahead and file the application with the Department of Labor as long as your employer can demonstrate evidence of a recruiting process.
When United States immigration authorities provide permission to foreign nationals holding a nonimmigrant visa in the U.S. to change status to another nonimmigrant category while in the U.S. that constitutes a Change of Status. After temporarily entering the United States for a specific purpose such as business, study, temporary employment… Read More
In general, a noncitizen who wishes to temporarily enter the United States must first obtain a nonimmigrant visa for a temporary stay, such as a visitor visa. This type of visa allows said noncitizen to enter on a short-term basis for business, tourism or a combination of both. But not… Read More
If immigration authorities have denied you a visa or other immigration benefit, you may be able to resolve the problem by applying for an I-601 waiver. Otherwise known as an Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility, Form I-601 allows certain immigration applicants to apply for a visa, an adjustment… Read More