Situation- Company A H1B i797A is approved from Feb 2017 to Dec 2019. Joined company B on receipt notice and currently awaiting update from USCIS. Can one travel to Canada by road and re-enter USA in <30 days using "contiguous territory" rule by showing old company's i797A approval notice and i797c receipt of new employer.
Depends on when authorized stay ended?
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Your plan to travel to Canada can impact the pending FORM I-129H.
You should discuss your travel plans with your employer’s immigration attorney.
USCIS might easily conclude that the request for extension of status which is impiendly filed with the new employer's petition was abandoned on departure.
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