First Time PR landing and AVR re-entry into USA


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We have valid I-797s for H-1Bs but visa stamps in passports are expired. Instead of having to go through visa stamping at US consulate in CA, we are planning to go by road and re-enter US through AVR (Automatic Visa Revalidation). Some details about AVR in following links:


https://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=c56cfbbb0d1447af56be2609dc6128f7&rgn=div8&view=text&node=22:1.0.1.5.26.11.1.2&idno=22

I wanted to know about recent experiences of folks with AVR re-entry into USA. Are there any risks involved?