Whether to go with IT consulting visa stamping or direct client visa stamping?
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.
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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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I do not see the need for another interview. You should be fine if you receive your stamp.
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If you get issued the visa, there should be no reason to schedule another interview.
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