I am about to resign from my current company.
I already have approved H1b from my new company.
How long can I take a gap between resigning from current and joining new company?
I have some travel plans within USA
And new company has agreed for my joining on 29th April.
I leave my current company on 29th March.
Will this gap ever effect during my Greencard processing?
Please help me with this question.
Technically you are out of status when your employment end. You the have reasonable time to leave the country. IN your situation, however, I think you are OK. It is somewhat unclear but I think you would be fine. As far as a green-card is concerned, I do not think it is a problem because of the INA 245(k).
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It could. Vacations in the US are typically a maximum of two weeks.
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I agree with Attorney Segal.
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Though the out-of-status may not affect GC down the line, you still are on a non immigrant visa when in the U.S. You are required to maintain status. Upon quitting your employer, you will be out of status unless you immediately join your new employer. If you want to vacation after termination, seek to change status to B-2.
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