Processing Queue     Priority Dates
Analyst Reviews        December 2009
Audits                       July 2008
Standard Appeals      February2008
Gov’t Error Appeals    Current

OFLC has initiated an intensive effort to reduce the Permanent Labor Certification Program’s pending caseload. Our goal for FY 2010 is to reduce the backlog by 50%. We are on schedule, and we will continue this effort as part of our larger Departmental commitment to customer service. The dates posted on iCERT above reflect the month and year in which cases were filed that are now being adjudicated at the Atlanta National Processing Center. For various reasons, we may be completing the processing of applications filed prior to the month posted on iCERT. If your application was filed more than 3 months prior to the month posted, you may contact our Helpdesk for a status on the application at

Source: PERM Processing Times