Can J2 Visa holders convert to H1B

Asked over 2 years ago - Atlanta, GA

I am on J2 Visa and I wanted to file H1B . Can I ?

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  1. Neil Ian Fleischer

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    Answered . If you have an employer willing to sponsor you and you are not subject to 2 year home residency requirement


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  2. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . Depends on whether you are subject to the 2 year foreign residency requirement.

    You should retain an experienced immigration lawyer to review all the facts and advise you accordingly.

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  3. Reza Athari

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    Answered . I concur with attorney Ferrari. I suggest that you hire an immigration attorney to find out.

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  4. Deborah Lynne Karapetian

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    Answered . I agree with my colleagues.

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