I'm on H1B for past 8 yrs (6 yrs H1 + got 3 yrs ext on approved I-140).
Till now I have worked for profit organizations and so H1 quota will not apply if I transfer my H1.
Currently working for Company A (profit org). Now I got an offer from Company B(non profit) who will transfer my H1 and sponsor GC. I know that will not be an issue but in case if I have to switch back to Company C (profit), will there be any problem? i.e., will there be any restrictions transferring H1 to profit company C? In that case will I have no option but stick to Company B until I get my green card?
2nd question: can I convert my current h1b(profit) into part time job & apply 2nd h1b(non profit) to full time? I would like to work under both employers. Please advise.
Thanks in advance
You would only be counted against the cap again if you became eligible for a new 6 years of H-1B status, e.g. by spending one year abroad, so you could change employers from a for profit, to a nonprofit university, to a for profit again, all without having to enter the lottery again.
Yes, you can have as many concurrent H-1Bs as you want.
Note, not all nonprofits are cap exempt, only research facilities, universities and their affiliates.
I don't see any problem with switching employers, profit, or not ... as long as all procedures are followed and the company use lawyers and NOT NON-ATTORNEYS in HR.
2nd Q: Technically it is not 'your' H ... it is the property of the companies that filed and paid for the paperwork. Can two companies file for part time? Yes, as long as there are letters from both companies in the applications indicating their willingness to do so.
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You get six years in total and so once exhausted you cannot work for profit org
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