My h1b visa got expired on 30th Sep 2013 but my employre applied for h1b extesnion on time and today i checked on USCIS site for my reciept and its says “129 PETITION FOR A NONIMMIGRANT WORKER was approved and we sent you an e-mail notice.” Its in decision state currently.
1/Please let me know how long it will take to get approval i797notice ?
2/Do i need to go back to india to have my visa stamp again after getting approved I797, i am currently in US?
3/Can i apply for h4 visa for my wife with I797 apporval notice or i have to get my visa stamped on passport and then apply for h4 visa.
4/If my visa stamping is not reuired for my wifes H4 should i juts sent I797 approval mail or orginal copy of I797 to her for visa interview.
Its urgent , appreciate all your help.