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    H1B Approved, starts Oct 1 2024. Currently on STEM Ext. expiring June 2025. Will I be able to travel internationally?

    I got approved for H1B this year. It starts Oct 1 2024. I am currently on Stem Ext OPT valid till June 2025. Is it possible to travel internationally between now and Dec 2024? I plan to get the H1B stamp in December 2024.
  2. A

    H4 EAD formed LLC, Concurrent H1B filling to Spouse, Spouse lays off from primary job

    If H4 with EAD has formed Corporation and LLC and is working for the company (drawing salary). Corporation has filed concurrent H1B for spouse and if Spouse loses primary first H1B job, what happens with H4 EAD owned companies? Can spouse still continue to work on concurrent H1B for LLC while...
  3. V

    Expired H1B - Automatic Revalidation for TD Visa

    Hi, I am an Indian citizen, my H1B visa expired in September 2023, and I filed for a change of status (I-539) for TD visa (my spouse is on TN visa). My spouse's TN visa is valid till Dec 2024. I got approval notice for my TD visa (I-797A). Now If I go to Canada for 3 days, can I use the...
  4. ig15

    F1 COS to H1-B COS to H4 again to F-1. Do I need to go through the H1-B lottery again?

    Hi I want some help with my situation. Situation- I came to do a Master's in STEM-designated program, used only a 9-month OPT, and got picked up in the H1-B lottery, I-94 November 2020, valid till October 2023. But I left my job in 2022, so my H1-B got revoked, and I did COS to H4 and moved...
  5. V

    Impact on H1-B and H4 after getting EAD from approved I485

    I am on H1-B visa and my wife is on H4 Visa, stamped in our passport, validity till Jan 2026. We got our EAD after our I485 approval. I am using my H1-B visa for my Job and My wife started working after getting EAD and using EAD(from I485) for job. Does it mean. She lost her H4 visa and...
  6. R

    Few queries related to I-140

    Scenario 1: Context: I have an approved I-140 (EB2 category, with Priority date Jan 2016) based on my earlier H1B Visa with my previous employer A and its not revoked. Right now I am in India and joined employer B. Question 1: Can employer B process Cap-Exempt H1B visa based on approved I-140...
  7. D

    US visa scheduling website is not accepting my DS 160 confirmation number

    Hi, When I enter DS160 confirmation number in the usvisascheduling website, I get the following error message : 'DS-160 format is not recognized. It should be 'AA005', 'AA006', 'AA007', 'AA008', 'AA009', 'AA00A', 'AA00B', or 'AA00C' followed by 5 characters.' My DS160 confirmation number...
  8. usern777

    H1B visa - Chance for RFE2?

    Hello, My COS from F1- H1B was filed in Oct,2023. I was laid off 2 weeks after I filed. I just received an RFE regarding my F1 visa category. I don't know if I will get a second RFE concerning my EVC relationship, which now I currently do not hold since I was laid off. My attorney is saying...
  9. kvishal92

    H1B and H4 dropbox appointment

    My wife and I have a Visa appointment (OFC appointment) at Chennai VAC. I am on H1B visa and my wife is on H4 visa. We are eligible for dropbox appointment. It's been a while since we created the appointment request and don’t recall if we had applied for the interview waiver. Can you please...
  10. aj9487

    H1B Renewal application got RFE

    Hello all, I was working on the H1B visa for 3 years in a city for my employer. They offered remote work and moved the company to another city last year. When they filed for my renewal this year, the LCA which they used, suggested my work location to be in the new city where the company was...
  11. hakgrig98

    Looking for Software Engineer job

    Hi everyone, My name is Grigor , I am senior software engineer located in Armenia. Looking for opportunity for work in US with H1B visa. Attaching resume
  12. harshal225

    Employment Contract Bond Till visa expires - 3 Years

    Hi Rajiv Sir, Actually, currently, I am working in India for USA based company which having a presence in India also, but last year I got an offer from Canada so I resigned from my current company but current company asked me to stay here and they will file h1b for me, and I stayed in the same...
  13. harshal225

    Employment Contract Bond Till visa expires - 3 Years

    Hi Rajiv Sir, Actually, currently, I am working in India for USA based company which having a presence in India also, but last year I got an offer from Canada so I resigned from my current company but current company asked me to stay here and they will file h1b for me, and I stayed in the same...
  14. sgarg60

    I got a new employer pn H1b but my current employer is not providing me paystubs so how to proceed with new employer?

    Hello, I got my H1B approved by a consultancy this year and once my h1b approved, I started looking for C2C projects. My employer has not helped me to put into a job at all. I found out a new employer for myself and now they are asking for paystubs for visa transfer. I asked my employer for pay...
  15. tr085671

    URGENT QUIT PhD!!!! Please Respond

    Dear All, I am currently hold a F1 visa and am enrolled in a PhD program, finished 2 years. I want to discontinue PhD and work on an H1B visa. I have a MS degree from a US University and had used up the OPT period in the past. My questions are as follows: --What are my options as...
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    Filing a New H1 Petition After Approved Petition Withdrawal Before October 1

    Currently, I am on F1 STEM OPT (2nd year). My approved H1B petition was withdrawn on September 28, 2023, because the client for the petition had no role for me, and I have been on the bench as of October 1st. However, I have recently secured another client with the same employer. Is it possible...
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    Need clarification regarding h1b visa stamping

    I was on h1b and I lost my job in Feb so I moved to h4 in April. It was approved but I never stepped out of US so I donot have H4 stamping. I secured a new job on h1b in July and My new h1b visa has been approved till 2026, I have a question related to re-entry if I step out of USA. My passport...
  18. A

    H1B to Marriage GC EAD

    Hi, Currently on H1B, and recently married to US citizen, we have sent all the documents to USCIS. From your prior experience, how long does it take to get the EAD vs. someone who is not on H1B? Thanks
  19. A

    H1-B Can come back to USA after quitting job and living in India?

    Hi, I recently got picked in the H1-B lottery this year. I am looking to get my H1-B visa stamp this year and then quit my job in the US and move back to India permanently. Given that I am able to find an employer who is willing to sponsor my visa - will I still have the option to return to the...
  20. shanmuks

    Can i transfer H1B Approved before October 1st Amid Layoff's

    Hi Everyone, I recently had my H1B visa approved through the 2023 lottery. However, with recent layoffs in my company, I am concerned about my job stability. Can I transfer my H1B visa to another employer before the start date of October 1st? I read somewhere that the new employer could file...
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