H1 & H4 Petition Validity

Asked 12 months ago - Saint Paul, MN

I need clarification on below question.
My H1 was approved on 16th July and my current H4 extension application is with USCIS now (My H4 expiry is 30th July,2013). If I get H4 extension approval after 1st October. Will my previously H1 petition be invalidated or do I need to convert back from H4 to H1 COS.
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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . It depends your H-1B employer requested a change of status for you.

    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. Daniel Patrick Hanlon

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    Answered . This question is unclear. Please consult with an immigration attorney to assuage your concerns.

  3. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko

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    Answered . Please avoid any further confusion by selecting one competent professional immigration attorney of your choice to work on your case to completion and facilitation of your important aspirations.

    DISCLAIMER The answer given above by the lawyer serves for educational purposes only and provides general... more
  4. Tricia Dwyer

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    Answered . Hello. You are in need of private attorney help, so please contact a private attorney now. This website provides general information and general principles of law and does not provide private legal advice. Some attorneys are available seven days for emergency legal needs. Many attorneys will confer initially at no charge. Then, if legal work is performed, some attorneys will provide a reduced fee for financial hardship. Some attorneys may also assist you in limited scope manner to conserve legal costs. All the best.

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    Twin Cities, Minnesota licensed attorney, Tricia Dwyer, Esq.: Phone 612-296-9666. IMMIGRATION LAW, Rule 114... more
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