I am planning to move to a new employer from current employer. I have I-140 approved with the priority date of Feb 2009 and i am on second 6 years period. H1B Visa is expiring on Jan 2014. Am i eligible for a H1B Extension when new employer applies for H1B Visa. It seems new employer's attorney is saying that extension is not possible only the transfer.
EB3 approved on Nov 2010
EB2 Approved on Feb 2013
Right now the only thing your new prospective employer can do is file for a new petition, for a period not to exceed your 6 years total in H-1B status.
Then, up to six months prior to the expiration of your 6 years, the same (or other) employer can ask for a new temporary period of 3 more years, due to the fact that you have an approved I-140 and that both the EB-3 and EB-2 categories are "backlogged" for natives of your country of birth (Hindustan?)
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