The Role of Labor Certification in Employer Sponsorship

Labor certification plays a pivotal role in the employer sponsorship process, forming the foundation upon which a foreign national's permanent residence application is built. The process ensures that the hiring of a foreign worker is justified and beneficial to the U.S. labor market. Employers must adhere to the following steps:

Strategic planning and thorough documentation are key elements that a lawyer can provide to employers during this process, ensuring that all legal criteria are met and the application is robust against DOL scrutiny.

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