My new employer is starting my green card process, but I might hit maxout (March 2023) before PERM gets approved. In this case, I will need to go to India and travel back after PERM/i140 is approved. During this time my employer wont run my payroll, and hence i believe will be out of status, but, i dont think it will affect my PERM process.
Will I be able to apply for extension from India, after the I140 is approved (I94 expired). Should I go to the consulate for stamping, as the extension was applied after i94 expiry?
Note: I have an approved i140 now, but my old employer might revoke it, as its less than 180 days since approved.