I am working for an e-verified company. My current OPT expires in May 2013. My extended OPT expires in October 2014. I have got a job offer from a non-verified company. They have filed my H1-B visa. Assuming, H1-B visa is approved, can I join the non-e-verified company now or I have to wait till 1st October 2013?
If the OPT will be extended you continue to work for e-verified company until the H-1B approval start date with your new employer.
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E verified is not required for H1B
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You cannot assume that the H-1b will be approved. In fact, you cannot even assume that it will be processed given the fact that a lottery is highly likely this year.
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