Interoffice Memorandum: Current Processing of Pending Forms I-140 for a Schedule A/Group I or II Occupations Missing Evidence of Compliance with U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Notification/Posting Requirements and Guidance Effective March 28, 2005 Pursuant to New DOL Regulations at 20 CFR Part 656 Regarding the New Process for Blanket Labor Certification for Schedule A; Revisions to Adjudicator's Field Manual (AFM) Chapters 22.2(b)(3)(C) and 22.2(b)(7) (AFM Update AD 05-08) [open pdf - 79KB]
"This memorandum revises Chapters 22.2(b)(3)(C) and 22.2(b)(7) of the Adjudicator's Field Manual (AFM), superseding USCIS [U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services] Interoffice Memorandum, Guidance for Processing Pending Forms I-140 for a Schedule A/Group I or II Occupations Missing Evidence of Compliance with DOL Notification/Posting Requirements, dated December 23, 2004. Based on consultation with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training Administration, and DOL regulations dated December 27, 2004, this memorandum provides interim policy guidance regarding the notice of posting that is required in support of I-140 petitions filed on behalf of Schedule A beneficiaries before March 28, 2005. The guidance relating to I-140s filed before March 28, 2005 is prospective. In addition, guidance regarding the evidentiary requirements for Form I-140 Schedule A petitions filed on or after March 28, 2005 is also provided. Note that Chapter 22.2 was originally designated as Chapter 22.7."
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