H-1B Filed Under the Quota for the Year 2014

My H-1B was filed under the quota for the year 2014 and recently approved. Am I now in H-1B status?

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A petition filed under the 2014 quota cannot have an effective date before October 1, 2013.  You cannot be in H-1B status prior to that date.

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