PERM FAQs: Appeals

  Question: What are the options for filing an appeal after receiving a labor certification decision from the Department of Labor? Answer: An employer currently has three options for appealing the Department’s decision: (1)   Request for Reconsideration, pursuant to 20 CFR 656.24(g)(1) (2)   Request for Review before the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA), pursuant to 20 CFR 656.26(a) (3)   Request for Reconsideration based on alleged Department Error Depending on the specific language used in the cover letter of the employer’s appeal, the Department will assign the appeal request to the appropriate appeals queue. Question: I would like the NPC to reconsider its decision on my labor certification application. What should I include in … Continue reading