I am currently on H1B visa and looking for applying to another company and transferring my H1B to another employer. My visa needs to be extended before July 2020 if I stay in my current company. I wanted to know if I get selected in another tech firm, then once they initiate the transfer petition to USCIS, will my validity of h1b visa get extended for more years beyond July 2020 or will it remain only until july 2020 and the new tech firm will need to apply for H1B extension, soon after I join them.
Generally, a H1B change of employer petition will also request an extension of status.
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I agree, if the company requests an extension, it will add more time ... assuming you're still within the 6 year maximum.
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