H1b transfer

Asked over 1 year ago - Cincinnati, OH

I have a valid OPT till march 2014, I have approved h1b which kicks off in Oct 1 . Company who filed my visa is not able to find me a job . They left me stranded. What are my option. Can I use my unused OPT . Please provide me the solution.

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    Answered . Options depend on facts. Not being able to start working leaves you in F1 status until it ends.

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    Answered . If USCIS changed your status effective October 1, it is highly unlikely that you can continue on OPT.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
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    Answered . I agree with my colleagues, so I would highly suggest setting up a meeting/consultation with an immigration attorney so that you can brainstorm other options based on your specific situation and credentials.

    My staff and I wish you all the best.

    Josh Sutton
    Sutton & Associates of Miami
    Immigration Law Firm
    (786) 908-8612
    www.visaattorneysusa.com
    info@visaattorneysusa.com

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    Answered . Once you change of status is effective the OPT is not available. Before going any further confer with an immigration attorney and examine you possibilities.

    216.861.4414
    immigration@rbrownllc.com
    www.brown-immigration.com

    Robert Brown LLC
    1476 W. 9th Street, Suite 800
    Cleveland, Ohio 44113

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    Answered . To the excellent opinions by my esteemed colleagues I would only add one thing: please do not throw your future immigration benefits away by meandering in the dark-retain a good immigration counsel.

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

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