What does “Approvable when filed” mean under the LIFE Act or 245i?

///What does “Approvable when filed” mean under the LIFE Act or 245i?

“Approvable when filed” means for a family based petition that it was filed properly, the petition had merit, it was not fraudulent, and when filed the appropriate relationship between the petitioner and the beneficiary (whether family or employment) existed.   

“Approvable when filed” for labor certification application means that at the time of filing with the Department of Labor it met the agency’s  rules, the application had merit, and it was not fraudulent.