Thursday, December 13, 2012

What is H-1B Petition I-129’s Approval Notice I-797B and How it Looks Like?

 

Please click here to read about variants of I-797 including I-797B.

The USCIS Approval Notice I-797B, is really a receipt that USCIS has received your application and contains information like:

  • The applicant's (Petitioner) individual information.
  • The Beneficiary's information (if any).
  • Name with the petition.
  • Receipt Number, using this number you can verify the status of your application.
  • Receipt Date, the date your application was received by USCIS.
  • Priority Date, is your location inside the waiting list queue. This date depends upon the preference group you come under as well as the nation of birth. If your priority date may be the current date, it means that a visa is immediately offered.
  • Notice Date.
  • Type of notice, whether or not it is USCIS Approval or receipt.
  • Class, what category you belong.
  • Validity of one's petition. This states how lengthy your petition is legitimate. The consular authorities have the right to extend your validity interval.

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