I have l1b ,got new job And my new employer is ready to apply h1b visa for me in April 2013. When can I start my new job?

Asked about 1 year ago - Eden Prairie, MN

L1b visa to h1b visa

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  1. Karen-Lee Pollak

    Contributor Level 19


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    Answered . You can start work in H status on October 1 2013

  2. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . October 1, 2013.

    NOTE: You must CONTINUE WORKING on your L visa ... or leave the US ... there is no 'grace' period which will allow you to stay until October 1st.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more
  3. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . At the later of October 1, or the approval date of the H-1B.

    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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