I am currently on H1B and my company is planning to apply for GC within a month. Also, They will do H1B renewal (exp 5/2016). I am filling U visa within next moth or so. My question is:
1. If I file U visa, Can I do H1B extension for next year?
You could file for it, but as far as USCIS is concerned, you will have only one nonimmigrant status. Consult with an attorney.
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I don't see why not, but could prove to be tricky. since can only be on one non-immigrant status at a time.
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You may file for both a U visa and an extension of your H-1B visa at the same time. The issue will be that you can only be in one nonimmigrant status at a time. However, seeking to extend your H-1B status at this time may not be a bad idea in case you find yourself in a situation where your apication for a U visa is denied. I would recommend you discuss the situation in detail with an experienced immigration attorney.
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