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Questions regarding US Temporary Worker visa type H.

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Travelling to US before H1B visa application starts

I am going to be going through the H1B Visa application process, for the next valid date (April 2015). I have heard that it is not advisable to travel to the US for holidays before the visa is ...
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Validation error on USCIS website while checking H1B case status

I want to check updates on my petition but I am getting a validation error. Am I checking at correct place https://egov.uscis.gov/casestatus/mycasestatus.do? Is this error common, nothing to worry ...
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H1B Transfer Before Oct 1st

Right now on STEM OPT, valid till 10/28/2016, applied for further 7 months extension Working full time for Company A, applied for H1B, not picked Company B also applied for H1B, which GOT PICKED Now ...
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How to change employers on a H-1B visa in the United States

For a person in the US under an H-1B visa - if this person needs to change jobs: What's the procedure that needs to be followed since the H-1 is sponsored by the employer? Can the visa and stay be ...
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What is the timeline for an H1B visa consulate interview?

I'm in the process of applying for an H1B visa and I already have a company willing to sponsor me, but the instructions state that the application should be received in USCIS after the 1st of April, ...
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H1B Green Card (Permanent Residency) Process with Employer Change

Consider the situation: A person arrives to the US as an H1B holder Works for the employer that sponsored the visa for some time and employer does labor certification and other paperwork for US Green ...
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I have an approved H1B petition, but my employer has stopped hiring. Can I get it transferred to a new employer?

My 2017 H1B petition is approved with a validity of one year. It is valid until Oct 2017. But my H1B sponsor has stopped hiring and so I didn't go for stamping yet. I have a L1B and current working in ...
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What is the minimum level of experience required to gain a US H1B visa?

As I understand it, one of the requirements to be granted a H1B US working visa is that you possess a degree from a US college, or 12 years working experience in the relevant field. I've also read a ...
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Passport renewal : H-1B visa stamping on soon to expire passport

I am on H-1B in the USA and I recently got a new job. My passport is set to expire sometime in 2019 but the H-1B (I-797) expires sometime in 2021. I want to go to India and get the new H-1B stamp on ...
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How long is I-797C H-1B receipt valid?

I have got my name selected in 2018 H-1B lottery results, but unfortunately, the current employer doesn't have any suitable job for me in its USA location. Should I push them to assign a suitable job ...
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Multiple H1B Petitions

Can I Raise 2 H1B petitions for myself through 2 different employers? If yes, How does it affect my chances in the Lottery?
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How does H1B role change works?

I am in United States on H1B Visa on a "Computer Programmer" role. If I change my role to something other than Computer programmer when my H1B goes into extension than do I need to go for LCA only or ...
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Arriving before starting date H1B, now I am on emergency waiver B2, how can I change back to H1B?

I have the H1B which has the validity date on the passport is 15 OCT, 2021. My actual starting date is 10 Jan, 2022. On the I-797, it is said that I am only allowed to come in 10 days before my ...
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