If you are employed with the H-1B status and you do not have a current H-1B visa previously issued , you will need to visit the U.S. consulate for visa issuance.
Yes, if you are currently in H-1b status, you will need an H-1b visa in your passport in order to return to the U.S. and resume your H-1b employment. Talk to your employer's immigration counsel before you leave to make sure you have all the proper documentation.
If you have your visa in the passport and it cores ponds to the employment you are engaged in, you need not do anything. Otherwise, you will need a visa.
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