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Immigration Update for the Week of May 28, 2012

Imm Roundup Image 134 by 131.jpgUnited States: DOL Posts Revised FAQ on Withdrawing a Pending PERM Application
The Department of Labor has posted a revised FAQ regarding the permanent labor certification program and the consequences of withdrawing an application for supervised recruitment. Read the full post here. (May 31)

China: Government Steps Up Efforts to Deport Unauthorized Foreign Workers
As reported by China Briefing, the Beijing Public Security Bureau recently began a three-month campaign designed to cut back the number of foreigners living and working illegally in China. Read the full post here. (May 31)

United States: Senate Bill Proposes 55,000 Additional Visas for STEM Graduates
New legislation authored by Senator John Cornyn, senior Republican on the Immigration, Refugees, and Border Security Subcommittee, would create 55,000 additional visas allocable to individuals who have earned a master's or doctoral degree from a qualifying U.S. research institution. Read the full post here. (May 30)

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