My NIW I-140 was approved, but the priority date will probably not be current for a number of years. Can I go back to India, and then return to the U.S. once my priority date is current?


Leaving the U.S. normally would not impact the validity of the I-140. Assuming one is going to be outside the U.S. at the time the priority date becomes current, it should be possible to have the case processed at the local U.S. consulate. (04.Mar.2020)

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