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About RIMS II Job-calculation methodology & issues

RIMS II methodology is just one methodology, but nevertheless, it is a very widely-used job calculation (a better terminology would be a "job estimating") methodology. Official website of Bureau of Economic Analysis, a division of U.S. Department of Commerce:

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Handbook on RIMS II:

New User Guide to RIMS:

It should be noted that the recent USCIS Neufeld guidance memo dated June 17, 2009 has arguably indicated a preference for the RIMS II methodology over other job-calculation methodologies. See the Neufeld guidance memo at