Effect of Moving Abroad While Still on H-1B Visa

I am staying here in the US from last 4 years 10 months and have I-140 approved (Received approval Jun '17). To fulfill personal commitments, I am going back to India in Dec '17 for some time however my H1B extension is still in progress (Filed in Aug '17). I am not sure whether the result will be out before my travel. My question is -
1. If I change the employer in India, is there any way I can come back? What all options I will have?
2. Can my new employer eligible to transfer my H1B from India in case current extension gets approved or RFE or Denial?

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1. Yes, I think you can keep that H-1B alive as long as that job is there.

2. Yes, as long as you have an H-1B approved in the last six years you can always transfer over to another employer and if your I-140 is approved for 180 days or more which in your case would be from June to December. So next year onwards you are entitled to have H-1 extensions through any employer as long as your I-140 remains unrevoked for 180 days. I don't see a problem you can have a transfer from India itself. More...

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