Question I am on h1b with my present employer for a year and i got a new employer who is ready to offer me green card.Now can he directly file labor certification or we need to do h1b transfer first.PLease advise.
Answer Hi Danny:
Answering you question, the new employer can file LC for you directly and process your GC and you can start working for him as soon you get the GC or EAD which ever is earlier; however, please remember this process is dependent on the priority date [of LC approval] becoming current for you to file your I-485 (if in US) or process the GC through consulate processing (if out side US) which might take years depending on your category and home country. I would suggest transfer of current H1 to the new employer and process GC through LC.
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