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DOL Releases PERM Data from FY 2007

The DOL recently released FY 2007 data on the PERM program. The complete report can be found at  The data revealed that there was an 86% approval rate. The data also revealed that almost 50% of the cases filed required MS degrees or higher which indicates that the EB2 category may remain retrogressed for the foreseeable future. It was also interesting to note that only 21% of all cases filed were filed by the IT industry.