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hi, My previous employer filed an H1b petition for me and it got approved , I have I797 with me but date on that is mentioned incorrect(its a Typo) as on I129 it is mentioned right . Instead of 2010-2013 , it is mentioned 2012-2013. So How do I get it corrected ? Secondly , I did not get the visa stamped , I just have  I 797 and other documents approved. Now I changed my job and they want me to get it transfered to new employer name . Is this possible ?

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Hi,

Your employer, or an attorney who has the authorization of the employer, must notify the USCIS to issue corrected I797. The contact information is on the I-797 at the bottom.

Your new employer can file H1B petition requesting extension of your status. This new employer should attach copy of your current H1B approval notice (even if the dates are incorrect) along with copy of any correspondence sent by your previous employer requesting the USCIS to issue corrected I797.

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Ajay K. Arora

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I can answer your questions on employment and family-based U.S. Immigration Law. Expertise in various immigration categories includes the following: H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM (labor certification), EB-1 to EB-3 I-140 employment-based immigrant petitions, family or fiance(e) or spousal sponsorship, visa extension or change of status, adjustment of status, naturalization (citizenship), etc.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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