I got i797B approved extension for a IT consulting firm. When making an appointment for the visa interview, i got the interview waiver and the dropbox option ( i am worried for the 221g slip as i do not have any client for this employer and the employer itself filed as for an on-site work location and provided all the required documents).
Thinking on the positive side if i get my visa stamped in the dropbox method and then I immediately get the other employer (direct client who also wants to apply for my for h1b visa i797B) and meantime in 15 days i get the approval before traveling to US. Should i schedule another visa interview or what is the right thing to do? should i ask the other employer(direct client to wait for me to enter US so he can apply for my i797A)? Please advise.
If you get issued the visa, there should be no reason to schedule another interview.
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I do not see the need for another interview. You should be fine if you receive your stamp.
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It is acceptable to have an H1B visa stamp from Co. A and enter the U.S. with the intention of working for Co. B if you carry with you the I-797 (H1B approval notice) of Co. B and show it to the CBP officer at time of entry to the U.S.
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