The Department of Labor (DOL) has published its third set of responses to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the PERM labor certification process. This set of FAQs confirms that an application filed under the prior Special Handling provisions for college and university teachers can not be refiled under the PERM optional special recruiting provision on behalf of an alien selected pursuant to a competitive recruitment and selection process, if eighteen months have passed since the selection of the alien. AMDOC#: 200505007