The topic of our recent Business Immigration Monthly makes national news. Complaints against employers are on the rise for paying wages below LCA requirements and denying equal benefits to foreign workers. While enforcement of these complaints have been infrequent in the past, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis vows to step up enforcement against employers which could include back wages, front wages, and penalties. For the full text article, please visit http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2009/03/25/us/AP-Immigrant-Workers-Pay.html?_r=1. Employers trying to improve a tight profit margin should beware! LCA requirements are still requirements, even in a bad economy.