I am in India and have an approved H1B petition with a new employer. I was scheduled to get my H1B visa “stamp” in March, but the consulates were closed. Can the employer start a PERM case for me now? Or, do I have to wait until I come to the U.S.?


Ordinarily, a U.S. company can initiate the PERM process at any time, even if the beneficiary has not yet joined the company and/or is not in the United States. (09.Jun.2020)

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