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Can i apply for stem extension and h1b same time?Will stem extension approval after the h1b approval cause cancellation of h1b?

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I am on OPT which ends july 2014. I am working as a IT consultant. I will be applying for STEM EXTENSION and H1B in April 2014.

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You can.

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Not cuase issues since the H1B will only kick in as of October 1. Once it does, it will automatically change your status to H1B.

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Yes, you can.

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