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ETA Announces July 1, 2013 Launch of iCERT Visa Portal System
Feb 4, 2013
The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) has announced a new initiative to make available to the general public appropriately redacted copies of H-1B, H-1B1, E-3, H-2A, H-2B and permanent labor certification documents through its iCERT Visa Portal System.

This new online tool, formally called the iCERT Labor Certification Registry (LCR), is a component of the Department of Labor's Open Government initiative and provides an additional level of transparency for the labor certification decisions issued by the ETA Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC).

The iCERT LCR provides searchable access to copies of labor certification documents and labor condition application documents as well as the latest quarterly and annual case file datasets through a single location. Public access to the iCERT LCR will be available at http://icert.doleta.gov beginning July 1, 2013.

Click here for the January 24, 2013 FEDERAL REGISTER notice.

Other recent announcements:

FY 2013 New 2013 H-2A Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs)

FY 2013 New Prevailing Wage Rates for Certain Occupations Processed Under H-2A Special Procedures.