H1 - B TRANSFER

Asked over 1 year ago - Los Angeles, CA

I got 1 - B approved last week with employer A and have a offer in hand @ NY with a different employer . Can I transfer my 1 - B ?

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  1. Alena Shautsova

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    Answered . I agree with my colleague. You should consult an experienced immigration attorney for this matter. You may schedule a consultation with an immigration lawyer in your area, my firm is handling these matters in New York. If you would like free legal updates on these immigration issues you may sign up for our newsletter at http://www.shautsova.com .

    Att. number 917-885-2261 This advice does not create an attorney client relationship. No specific legal advice may... more
  2. Tripti Sharad Sharma

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    Answered . More information is required regarding H-1B petition filed by Employer A. Did they seek a change or extension of status? Are you currently in the U.S.? Are you currently maintaining your status if in U.S.? Will the new employer seek extension or change of status?

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

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    Answered . There is no "1-b" visa in the US, If you mean an H-1B, the new employer needs to file a petition.

    Your employer needs to retain an experienced immigration lawyer to review all the facts, advise them, and handle the case. Your employer can find one through http://www.ailalawyer.com.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more

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