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DOL approved 50% more labor certifications for green card in 2016

By Bill at June 23, 2016 02:27
Filed Under: Immigration News
We have published all labor certifications(PERM) approved by Department of Labor during the first six months of fiscal year 2016 through our legacy database system

From October 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016, Department of Labor made decisions on 61,556 labor certifications for green card jobs, 50% more than the same period of 2015: 2,961 were denied, 2,490 were withdrawn(view DOL report). 

  2015(first 6 month) 2016(first 6 month) Increase
Certified 36,373 56,105 54%
Denied 2,363 2,961 25%
Withdrawn 2,196 2,490 13%
Total 40,932 61,556 50%

The 2016 data is in extended format: the number of fields increases from 24 to 150. You can now view the details of immigration attorney, job opportunity, recruitment efforts and alien worker. 

Please use following links to search potential job opportunities and pitch employers directly. Our new visa job database is now updated daily with full copies of original petitions. However, we still maintain the legacy system which is updated once every quarter with case summary only. Some cases might not appear on both systems due to various reasons. 

U.S. employers are always looking for skilled workers, even in holiday seasons. Please polish your resume and update your career profiles regularly

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