U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and Employment and Training Administration (ETA) recently issued a report about its strategic goals and policies that the organizations are implementing for all future applications being filed with their agencies.
Specifically, the report indicates that there will be a higher scrutiny for all future permanent labor applications, including PERM applications, that will be applied to all cases in 2011 and following. The policy that DOL has in place is to balance the hiring of foreign workers for permanent hire with the goal of keeping jobs for Americans.
I have already written several articles about this issue.
The following are links to separate articles: