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Is it true that perm has to be filed 1 year before you complete your 6 years term in H1B?

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No, that is not true, you can file a perm anytime in your h1

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Now, it takes good 1.5 year or so to reach 140 stage in normal circumstances. I am telling you from my experience.

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It 3 months

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Thanks!

That is the latest you should start. The reason being the processing time - it takes about s year to get your I-140. At that point if your h1b is expiring, you can still extend it if your I-140 is approved.

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