What Is PERM?

PERM is the abbreviation for the Program Electronic Review Management. It’s a system for processing labor certification applications, which is necessary (with some exceptions, e.g., National Interest Waiver, schedule a pre-certification) to get a green card through employment. The basic criteria are whether the employer has met the procedural requirements of the regulations, whether there are insufficient U.S. workers who are able, willing, qualified, and available, and whether the employment of the foreign worker will have an adverse effect on the wages and working conditions of U.S. workers similarly employed.


Please note that this article does not constitute legal advice with our law firm. We simplified the law to provide general information about one aspect of the employment-based green card process.  If you would like to discuss if you qualify for a green card through employment, schedule a consultation with an experienced immigration lawyer in Scottsdale, AZ today or call the Juras Law Firm, PLC office at 480-425-2009! We look forward to talking with you!