I'm on H1 visa with I-140 approved, my wife is in India with tourist visa and now she wanna come to usa on h4

Asked 11 months ago - Atlanta, GA

1) What is the process and what documents are required

2) will there be a problem for the us embassy to change from b1/b2 to h4

3) can my wife can go on vacation back to india on h4?

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  1. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . She contacts the consulate; schedule an appointment; gets visa and comes.

    that depends on the strength of your H1B

    Yes she would be able to.

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  2. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . Repeat question ... see my other response.

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  3. Jeff L. Khurgel

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    Answered . This is a more complicated answer than a few sentences. Also a good answer will require more information from your end, so schedule a consultation with an experienced attorney.

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  4. Tripti Sharad Sharma

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    Answered . Ideally contact your employer to help out with the process. If it is not covered, your wife will independently apply for H-4 at the Consulate. For documents, check out the Consulate's website. The visa is not "changed." She will be granted H-4 in addition to her B1/2 or they may cancel it. It is up to the Consulate's discretion. Yes, she can travel and re-enter on H-4.

    This response is general in nature and cannot be construed as legal advice, given that not enough facts are known.... more

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