My 6th year H1B expires in Sep 2013. I have approved I140. Can I travel abroad and reenter US while my H1B extension petition is pending?
NO. Travel is determined by the visa stamped in your pasport. You can travel as long as that stamp is still valid, whether you have filed for an extension or not.
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Filing for extension may allow you to continue working for the employer and being in the US waiting for the adjudication of your petition. It has nothing to do with traveling.
To enter the US, you must have a valid H-1B visa stamp.
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