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OFLC Stakeholder Engagements

Links to summaries and key takeaways from public stakeholder meetings conducted by the Department of Labor Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC), prepared by the NAFSA ISSRP EB subcommittee.
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Coronavirus Critical Resources

COVID-19 Update from Esther D. Brimmer, NAFSA CEO & Executive Director Recorded March 12, 2020 Following the release of this video the U.S. travel ban was extended to include the United Kingdom and Ireland. NAFSA has assembled these resource links to help you navigate issues arising from the 2019
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Pre-Registration Requirement for Cap-Subject H-1B Petitioners

On January 31, 2019, DHS published a final rule governing petitions filed on behalf of H-1B beneficiaries who may be counted toward the 65,000 H-1B cap (regular cap) or the 20,000 beneficiaries with advanced degrees from U.S. institutions of higher education who are eligible for an exemption from
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Timeline for Use of FLAG System to File LCAs

On September 5, 2019, the Department of Labor's Office of Alien Labor Certification (OFLC) announced on their website the timeline for implementation of filing the Form ETA-9035 Labor Condition Application (LCA) in the DOL's FLAG system, and the phasing out of filing LCAs in iCert. OFLC Announces
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Key Takeaways from the May 16, 2019 DOL OFLC Stakeholder Meeting

Top Takeaways from the Department of Labor Stakeholder Meeting on May 16, 2019 A new system for filing with DOL is here: the Foreign Labor Application Gateway (FLAG). Starting Monday, June 10, applications for Prevailing Wage Determinations will only be accepted through FLAG Due to the transition
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STEM OPT WashTech Litigation

The Washington Alliance of Technology Workers (WashTech) filed suit against both the standard 12-month OPT rule and the 24-month STEM OPT rule, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, raising many of the same substantive issues WashTech had brought up in the suit they filed against
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