My I-140 was just approved. Can I keep this priority date if I leave the U.S. and do not return until my priority date becomes current? Could I use that priority date with an I-140 filed by a different employer?11 Feb 2019
Once the I-140 is approved, the priority date is “cemented” and will be retained for future I-140 approvals with different employers. Only revocation of the I-140 by the government (as opposed to withdrawal by the employer) can result in loss of the priority date; this usually occurs only if there was fraud / misrepresentation in the I-140 filing. (11.Feb.2019)
In frequent sessions of our Chat, Sheela Murthy and other senior attorneys provide guidance that clarifies the law in real time. For details on chat participation, click here.
Access more FAQs here.
Copyright © 2019, MURTHY LAW FIRM. All Rights Reserved