What is I797B notice of action?
I-797B, Notice of Action. Issued for approval of a noncitizen worker petition. I-797C, Notice of Action. Issued to communicate receipt or rejection of an applications or petitions; transfer of files; fingerprint biometric, interview and re-scheduled appointments; and re-opening of cases.
How do I get I797B?
Form I797B You can expect to receive an I797B if you’re a foreign national who has submitted form I-140 to petition as an alien worker for permanent residency status. Typically an I797B means the USCIS office has approved your petition, but not necessarily your request to extend your US stay.
What happens after receiving I-797C?
Approx. If you prepared and submitted your application correctly, the USCIS will typically respond 2 to 3 weeks later with a letter in the mail. This receipt letter is called the Form I-797C, Notice of Action. Save this letter! You need the receipt number to check your USCIS status.
What is the difference between I797B and I797C?
A Form I797C may also serve as a copy of your approved petition and is usually issued to your employer and placed in your reference file. The major difference between Form I797A, I797B, and I797C is that both A and B are issued to applicants, while C is issued directly to the applicant’s employer.
How long does it take to get I797B hard copy after approval under Premium Processing?
It takes at most 2 weeks. Call USCIS 1-800-375-5283 (see the number on original receipt) or ask your attorney or the employer.
Does I-797 have I-94?
H-1B STATUS Your I-94 is at the bottom of your I-797 approval notice, and/or the CBP electronic I-94 system. The H-1B status is employment-based, so your status immediately ends on the date of employment is terminated.
Can I work with I 797C Notice of Action?
USCIS announced that due to EAD production delays, employees may use Form I-797, Notice of Action, with a notice date on or after 12/1/19 through 8/20/20 informing approval of an Application for Employment Authorization (Form I-765) as a list C #7 document for Form I-9 compliance until 12/1/20.
Can you work with I 797C?
On August 20, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will temporarily accept certain I-797 Approval Notices issued by USCIS in lieu of original Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) as an acceptable form of employment authorization for I-9 purposes.
What is I-797A and I797B?
An I-797A is an original approval notice with the I-94 attached. An I-1797B is an original approval notice with no I-94 attached.