Can I be on payroll of one company on vaccation & join another company on H1 B? H1B trasfer to Company B is approved

Asked over 1 year ago - San Francisco, CA

Comapny A had my H1B now Company B has transfered that H1B.Company B wants me to join immediately, so I need to in vaccation in Comapny A to do that. Is it legal to be on two payrolls?the overlap is 3 weeks

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  1. Jason Eric Feldman

    Contributor Level 7

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    Answered . Yes, you can have multiple concurrent H-1b visas. You do not even necessarily need to be on vacation from company A. So long as Company B filed a new H-1b petition that was received by USCIS (safest to wait for the receipt notice), you can begin employment with Company B.

  2. Tripti Sharad Sharma

    Contributor Level 19

    Answered . I agree with Jason.

    This response is general in nature and cannot be construed as legal advice, given that not enough facts are known.... more

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