Approved perm without i140 can priority date be used when transferring to a new employer?

Asked about 1 year ago - Dallas, TX

If someone wants to change employers right after perm is approved but before the current employer files i140 can the perm priority date be used when the new employer starts the perm process?

Attorney answers (5)

  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

    Pro

    Contributor Level 20

    15

    Lawyers agree

    Answered . There is no priority date until the I-140 is approved.

    Please click the link at the very bottom for additional information.

    ---------
    Carl Shusterman, Esq.
    Former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82)
    Board Certified Immigration Attorney (1986 - Present)
    Schedule a Legal Consultation - Telephonic, Skype or In-Person
    https://shusterman.com/intake-secure.html
    600 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1550
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
    (213) 394-4554 x0
    Web: www.shusterman.com (English)
    www.inmigracion-abogado.com (Spanish)

    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. Anu Gupta

    Pro

    Contributor Level 19

    4

    Lawyers agree

    Answered . No. PERM does not transfer. Once 140 is approved, then can transfer the date to a new case.

    Business Immigration Attorney. For H, L, J, EB5s, PERM and EB1/2/3 Petitions. Call 800-688-7892 or visit www.... more
  3. Gen Kimura

    Contributor Level 18

    2

    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Once the new I-140 is approved, then you could use the old PERM processing date as your new priority date.

    This answer is of a general nature and should not be relied upon as final, nor is it intended as legal advice.... more
  4. J Charles Ferrari

    Contributor Level 20

    3

    Lawyers agree

    Answered . No

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  5. Joseph Franklin Pippen Jr.

    Pro

    Contributor Level 20

    2

    Lawyers agree

    Answered . No

    The answer given does not imply that an attorney-client relationship has been established and your best course of... more

Related Topics

Immigration

If you want to visit or move permanently to the US, you'll want to learn about your different immigration options.

Can't find what you're looking for? Ask a Lawyer

Get free answers from experienced attorneys.

 

Ask now

25,764 answers this week

3,224 attorneys answering

Ask a Lawyer

Get answers from top-rated lawyers.

  • It's FREE
  • It's easy
  • It's anonymous

25,764 answers this week

3,224 attorneys answering