I am a J1 student whose visa expires on june 4th 06 and whse DS2019 expires on 3rd July 06. My waiver is under process and awaiting clearence from DOS. I found an employer who would file my H1. I would like to know if I can stay legally in the US till the 1st Oct 06. Also I would like know if I can go for my stamping to Canada when my date is due or I would have to go to India.