I received my H1B approval which is valid for 3 years from now and I was planning my trip to India (finally after 4 years of not being home). However, in the reviews very small number of people have shown concerns and problems that one may face while getting the H1B approval receipt stamped in India at US consulate or while coming back to the USA at border patrol/immigration. There were also some cases in which people were actually stopped or their I-797A weren't stamped due to some unknown and undisclosed issues.
To tell you about me, I work with a legit USA employer, have paid my taxes and should have all the required documents which makes my profile crystal clear and should not have anything to worry about. That being said, I would like to understand following things -
1) Is it worth the risk or should I just stay in the US till I apply for the Green card?
2) Is there any other way to have H1B stamped without leaving US?
3) What are the pros or cons of not having it stamped and just staying in the USA till you get permanent?
Visa is a travel document. You need it to return to the U.S.
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