Limit on moving to a new employer


bingir

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Hi

I need help in figuring out if there's a limited time within which one must move to the new employer after the H1B Transfer petition has been approved.

Example: I am in the US with my current employer on an H1B. New Employer initiated and got approval for H1B on (say) 1st Dec 2016, with expiry date on I797A being Dec 2019. Is there a stipulated number of days within which I should move to the new company, such as 30 or 60 days? Is there any such restriction imposed by USCIS?

Due to personal reasons if I had to delay my joining and decide that I can only join on 1st Feb 2017, does the I797A with the new employer still hold good? 

Thanks

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