I came to US in H4 during Sept-2013. Got my H1B approved in 2014 (Oct) with I94 valid till Sept 2017. Filed H1B Amendment in 2016 and it was approved without I94 (My employer applied for Consular processing). Should I leave the country immediately or Can I continue to stay until Sept 2017 - my actual H1B I94 date?
The rule of thumb is any pending immigrant visa case based on reviewing case documents dictates that such Beneficiary DIRECTLY ADDRESSES any inquiries of that case to the counsel of record most intimately familiar with the case status, its documents and timelines.
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before you take any action, talk to the employer's lawyer. they are in the best position to provide you with case specific guidance.
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