"Our goal is clearly not to find a qualified U.S. worker ... our objective is to get this person a green card," Lebowitz tells his audience.
And how does an employer go about doing that in light of the legal obligation to first search for a qualified American? It's all about where you search, he says.
"Clearly we are not going to find a place where the applicants are most numerous, we're going to find a place where - again we're complying with the law - and hoping and likely not to find qualified worker applicants," Lebowitz says.
And if despite looking in all the wrong places a gem of an American candidate pops up anyway?
"If someone looks like they are very qualified, if necessary schedule an interview; go through the whole process to find a legal basis to disqualify them,"