I am currently in F1 OPT extension with my EAD card expiring on feb 2014. My employer processed a H1 Change of Status which is approved now. I will change to H1 status this october. My question is , am I allowed to travel outside US before october. What are are the restrictions I need to keep in mind, if any. Will I be re-entering as a student. Do I need to stamp
You can travel. If your F1 visa is expired, you will need to obtain a new F1 visa at the U.S. Embassy. You should bring evidence that you are in compliance with the conditions of your OPT.
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