7th year H-1B extension with pending PERM

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My H-1B maxout date is Jan 2023. Perm process started in Sept 2021 (prevailing wages). FOr the 7th year extension of H-1B, is the PERM priority date (Aug 2022 for me) considered or the date for when the PWD and recruitment was initiated.

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When you actually file the PERM application (August 2022) you become eligible for a one year extension in August 2023 between January and August. You would not have a status to work unless you have some recapture time left. Needless to say if your PERM gets approved and your I-140 gets approved you can immediately. 

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