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Received an offer to join Facebook as a data scientist. Given the litigation (that just ended) with the PERM issues, is it worth accepting the offer? In 5th year of H1B, approved PERM and i140 with current employer. Priority date in March 2020. Can anyone share any insight/advice?

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Just make sure you have completed 180 days after your i140 approval, and you should be good. Not sure about the PERM issues 🤔

I’m concerned that they’ve settled now. That can also mean more scrutiny on the PERM as well as RFE’s / denials 😓

You're taking a significant risk as ROW. Their PERMs are now heavily audited as part of the deal. If you are ROW, you're better off at your current company. As an Indian or Chinese with a PD of March 2020 you should be good, as long as your I140 has been approved for over 180 days.

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