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H4 Receipt Notice received - Does that mean H1 is selected in lottery?

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My Husband's H1 was filed under lottery this year. H4 for myself was filed along with it. Today I received the receipt notice for COS to H4. Does it mean that the H1 petition has been selected in Lottery?

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Assuming they were filed together my GUESS is that your husband's application was chosen.


That is a valid assumption.

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It is a good sign, but don't assume anything. Wait for the receipt notice for the H-1B.

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No. It could be an error. Only an H-1B receipt notice means the H-1B was selected in the lottery.

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