My husband is applying for H1B visa this April. Can I apply for work visa, without having any company sponsoring me.

Asked over 1 year ago - San Francisco, CA

I want to apply for work visa, without having any company sponsoring me. As I will search job once we come to USA. My husband has applied for H1B visa, with having a graduate degree from Indian university and 6 yrs of work experience, I don't want to come on H4 visa

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  1. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . No

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

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    Answered . If you do not wish to enter on H-4 is a choice you make. However normally USCIS does not grant EAD to foreign nationals unless there is a underlying immigrant visa petition and/ or adjustment application pending to support their U.S. stay. Consult with a competent immigration attorney to learn about your options.

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

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    Answered . Yes, if you are a person of extraordinary ability.

    NYC EXPERIENCED IMMIGRATION ATTORNEYS www.myattorneyusa.com; email: info@myattorneyusa.com; Phone: (866)... more

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