Does reusing priority date cancel an old case?

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Hi Rajiv, My PERM is pending approval with Employer A. I have an approved PERM with employer B and they are ready to file my I-140. My intention is to stay with Employer A if the PERM is approved , when my I-140 is being filed by Employer A , will I need to mention the Previously filed I-140 with Employer B? I don't want to use that priority date and I am ok with the new priority date from Employer A . Moreover, Employer B will not be willing to provide me the I-140 details. Thanks, Ashok

ANSWER

You may have a mistaken understanding of the law. Just because you have used a priority date obtained through Employer-A for a petition with Employer-B does not in any way take that priority date away from Employer-A. You can use the same priority date in multiple cases, through multiple employers without any priority date canceling out another.

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