H1 B extension upgraded to Premium,requested for I824


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My H1B extension under normal process has filed on Jan 6,2016 and later my employer upgraded to Premium and was filed on Mar 17th ,2016 .

But in USICS website it is showing 

"On January 7, 2016, we received your Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, and sent you the receipt notice that describes how we will process your case. Please follow the instructions in the notice. "

I have asked for an update from VISA help desk and got an email stating below.


This case was approved 1/29/2016 before the case was upgraded to premium processing, Since it has been more than 30 days the case was approved the file has been archived therefore an I-824 needs to be filed to get a duplicate approval notice from USCIS.


How long the process will take to complete. Already I spent 2 weeks waiting for the receipt once i filed to Premium. Will it take too long ?

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