I797 revalidation or extension

Asked over 1 year ago - San Francisco, CA

My i94 and i797 has both expired for period 2005-2008.i was employed for 2years in that period and came back to home country by 2006.I have not stamped my visa.that said now 2013 will I be able to revalidate or extend the unused years in h1...

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  1. J Charles Ferrari

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . No. It has been more than six years since you were on H-1B status.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  2. Tripti Sharad Sharma

    Contributor Level 19


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    Answered . Depends on the last date of employment.

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


    Contributor Level 18


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    Answered . It is unclear what type of status you had. Was it H-1B? If so, you cannot simply extend now the unused portion as it likely has expired already. You need to apply again.

    We have 3 offices over the State of California and an international office in the Philippines. We do 100%... more

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