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December 6, 2005



SUBJECT:  Notice - Labor Condition Applications and Requirements for Employers Using Nonimmigrants on H-1B Visas in Specialty Occupations and as Fashion Models, and Labor Attestation Requirements for Employers Using Nonimmigrants on H-1B1 Visas in Specialty Occupations; Filing Procedures; ETA Forms 9035, 9035CP and 9035E; OMB Number 1205-0310; Final Rule

PROGRAMS: Foreign Labor Certification

1.  Purpose. To transmit a final rule concerning Labor Condition Applications and attestation requirements for employers using nonimmigrant workers on H-1B and H-1B1 Visas in specialty occupations and as fashion models.

2.  References. Federal Register, Vol. 70, No. 232, December 5, 2005, pp. 72556-72564; Immigration and Nationality Act, section 101 et seq. [8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., 1182(n) and (t), and 1184(c), (g) and (i)]; 20 CFR 655.200, 700, 705, 710, 720, 721, 730, 731, 732, 733, 734, 736, 740, 750, and 760; ETA Forms 9035, 9035CP and 9035E; H-1B Visa Reform Act of 2004 [Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2005, Pub.L. 108-447, 118 Stat. 2809, Division J, Title IV, Subtitle B]; 8 CFR 214; Government Paperwork Elimination Act of 1998, section 1704; Executive Orders 12866, 12988 and 13132; Regulatory Flexibility Act; Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995; Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996, section 804; Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

3.  Links. This Alert is in the Regional website Resource page at:

Link to the Federal Register attachment (.pdf)

4. Action. Program administrators are invited to share this Information Alert with appropriate staff and other agencies.

5. Contact. Questions and comments about the final rule may be directed to Rachel Wittman on 202.693.3010. Questions or comments about the format of this Alert may be directed to Tom Coyne on 312.596.5435.

6. Expiration Date. Continuing

7. Attachment. Federal Register, Vol. 70, No. 232, December 5, 2005, pp. 72556-72564  

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