I have moved from company A to B in June 21 2012, before that company A applied for my extension and my H1 is extended with I-94 expiring on 02/28/2014 (my passport is having a visa which expired on 03/10/2012). Same with my wife as well, her H4 visa on passport expired on 03/10/2012 and so applied for extension thru company A (along with mine) and got her extension as well. As per her I797(I539) it is valid until 02/28/2014 (and I -94).
1) I did not applied for H4 change thru company B as her I-94 is still valid, Do I need to apply for H4 change/extension thru company B as well?
2) If she travels to India, (I know that she needs to go for H4 visa thru company B) would there be any problems as we did not applied for her H4 thru company B?
Appreciate your help, Thanks.
My colleagues' answers are correct. The H-4 is not tied to a particular employer, like the H-1B, rather, it is tied to the H-1B visa holder. When she goes to India and applies for the H-4, she should receive it since you are on a valid H-1B with the employer who petitioned for you and she should receive an H-4 visa that runs parallel to your H-1B.
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