At the annual conference of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) in June, the U.S. Department of Labor released statistics about the Labor Certification applications in process and Labor Condition Applications filed in preparation for submitting H-1B petitions. Interesting points include:
- The number of Labor Certification (PERM) cases in Supervised Recruitment is twice as many as were in Supervised Recruitment last year;
- Top employers filing PERM Labor Certifications are those in the IT industry;
- Top employers filing LCAs for H-1B petitions are Universities.