You have to immediately discuss the issue with the sponsoring company's immigration attorney.
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Your can ask your employer to sponsor you for a green card. If you have any time outside the U.S. during the past 6 years, you may be able to "recapture" this time for your 6 years. Please see
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You need to meet with an attorney as to your options. Generally, H1B status can be used for 6 years only; however if there a company that files for your green card or at least starts the process, it is possible to obtain extensions of H1B status...
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