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My I-140 just got approved but the firm is telling me that I’ll only give me a soft copy of the approval as they will keep the original. Is that an issue or does the soft copy works for all purposes? Also my H1B will expire in another year. Any suggestions from the experienced GC process people in terms of timing job change that I hope to do soon? Thanks

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Most firms don’t provide original I140 approval notice to beneficiaries, just a copy.

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Your current firm can withdraw your I140 180 days from the date of approval. I’d recommend working with your current firm to get your H1B extended and wait 6 months before changing jobs.

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Yes thats right. We get copy of i140. Any consulate can verify if going for interview via alien # too

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