I'd be concerned as to what value, if any, this I-140 will have.
Yes, the website can be wrong, it often is.
Is there a lawyer helping??????
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The approval of an I-140 filed by an x-employer will only serve to give you an additional 3 years H-1B extension when filed by a different employer.
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Ex-employer? That makes any approval of dubious(though not worthless) value. The USCIS online website is not a reliable source of accurate information. If you are so concerned, ask your ex-employer to provide you with a copy of the notice.
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