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I got an I94 with my H1B approval i-797 notice form and I already have a white I94 departure card attached on my Passport. While travelling to India, should I give both my I94's at airport or just the white I94 attached in the passport?
Hand over both I-94s to the airline at the time of departure.
I-94 Transfer Question
I came in United States in February 2013 with Employer A (H1 B valid till Sept 2015) and joined Employer B in November 2013(Got new H1 B visa valid till September 2016). In December 2013 went to India for vacation and did not get my visa stamped with new employer(B)... because my old stamp was good till September 2015.. so I traveled on Old visa.. at port of entry the officer gave me I-94 with validity of old visa (which is Employer A valid till September 2015). Now I got another job and I want to transfer my visa.
1. Is there any problem in doing that..? A. >>There is no problem moving to a new employer in the situation described below.
2. Which I -94 should I give for my transfer (the one I got from new employer transfer or the one get while I enter in US after my vacation? A. >>You should submit the I-94 that your obtained upon reentry. However, the earlier approval (Company B) along with I-94, should be included in the petition package.
When filing an H1-B extension, what kind of documentation is needed for showing the job offer on hand?
The key is to document the existence of an "Employer-Employee Relationship" and the ability of your employer to control your employment at the client site.
This may be documented through a letter(s) from the End Client, or a chain of contracts from the employer to the end client.
Could this I-94 expiration date be an error?
Q: My wife just joined a new company and received new I94 which has expiration date of March 2015. However she is approaching her maxout time period of 6 years and maxout date falls in Oct 2014. Based on new I 94, does this mean her maxout date is March 2015 and not Oct 2014? or could USCIS provided an incorrect I94 expiry date?
A: The March expiration date is an USCIS error. You should not assume your wife has until the expiration, but rely on the earlier max out date to make plans.
How can I opt for part time job if I am currently on H1B and getting paid on W-2. What are my options?
The regulations allow an individual in H-1B to work two or more jobs by filing an H-1B petition for "concurrent employment". We could assist you with this process if the job rises to the level of a specialty occupation and your employer is willing to file a concurrent H-1B petition on your behalf.
My spouse is on H4 and her H1B application has been filed. Will traveling outside US for 3 weeks now affect the H1B application?
Traveling abroad when a petition for Change of Status is pending is considered abandonment. Nevertheless, the H-1B may be approved for Consular processing. The more pertinent issue would be whether your wife’s petition is accepted for processing in the first place.
What are the requirements of a properly filed H-1B petition?
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