H1b extension for more than time left

Asked over 1 year ago - Arlington, VA

I recently changed jobs and had to file for H1B transfer. I had less than 1 year left out of my 6 years. I don't have a perm application pending for more than 365 days nor do I have a i-140 approved. Basically I have never started a GC process but my H1B approval notice says that my H1B is extended for 3 years. Is this common or is it a mistake on USCIS part? And I am planning to go for stamping in couple of weeks, what should I do?

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  1. Giacomo Jacques Behar


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    Answered . Make an appointment to talk to your current EMPLOYER'S immigration attorney about this. USCIS is known to make mistakes, but if a mistake it is, they'll catch it at the consulate and could even accuse you of fraud.

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more
  2. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . That appears to be a mistake by USCIS.

    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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