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On date : 2015-11-22 14:00:02 Category :H1B Visa
You will be out of status, unless you have medical reasons or some other emergency and have taken leave without pay. If you are outside the country, you don’t have to be paid by the employer.
On date : 2015-11-22 13:57:03 Category :H1B Visa
You get a 60 days grace period after the expiry of your OPT, If it expires Aug 1 you have until October 1. You can apply for an H-1 extension now and stay safely in the USA.
On date : 2015-11-22 13:56:18 Category :H1B Visa
Visa is the stamp that you have on your passport, you mean that you have applied and were granted a change of status from L to H. The USCIS does not automatically cancel your L-1, the company could withdraw the L-1 once you leave.
On date : 2015-11-22 13:53:36 Category :H1B Visa
Yes. The last H-1b that you filed will be the one that is binding. A person does not have any time between jobs. You should find a job and apply for a H-1b transfer while you are still working.
On date : 2015-11-22 13:49:02 Category :H1B Visa
If you are in the country on an H-1, you are supposed to be working for your employer not for another company. However you can buy shares in the company. You can only be a passive investor.
On date : 2015-11-22 13:46:07 Category :H1B Visa
"You cannot change an employer if the I-485 has not yet been filed. You could file for a new labor cert and i-140 and use the priority date of the earlier case towards the new I-140, as long as your old I-140 is not revoked."