Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Outage Disrupts DOL’s PERM Online System

The Department of Labor’s PERM online system had outage issues from November 21-27, 2012. The Department issued the following alert:

The PERM online filing and processing system was disrupted late Wednesday, November 21, 2012. This disruption was caused in the performance of necessary maintenance, which temporarily disabled certain parts of the system but not the entire system. This occurrence made diagnosing and fixing the problem more difficult. While the system was fully back online late Tuesday, we are assessing the extent of the damage to cases that may have been filed during the period from Thursday to Tuesday afternoon. If you have any questions or concerns about cases you filed during this time period, please send an e-mail to

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Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation, a nationally recognized law firm, has successfully assisted hundreds of clients in immigration matters.