I had a H1B visa from oct 2006 to sep 2009. I had been in US on H1B for 18 months till April 2009 Currently I am in US on L1B status and been here for 2 years .
Can a H1B be filed using my initial H1B expired petition under cap exempt category ?
No, absolutely not. To be considered "exempt" from the numerical cap on H-1B's when "transferring" from one employer to the next you HAVE to be in valid H-1B STATUS. You are not.
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No, because you were counted more than 6 years ago.
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I agree with my colleagues. You are cap subject.