I've graduated in December and my OPT has started in February. I want to convert my student visa to work visa. Which is more preferable looking at the time constraints. Since I can work only for a year till next February. So I have just this April to put my application for H1B. Is it too soon for an employer to file my H1B? Will EB visa be more appropriate? How much time does EB visa take? Does EB visa have a deadline like H1b application of submitting in April?
You are confusing apples and oranges. EB stands for "Employment based" and refers to an immigrant visa category. H1B is a non-immigrant visa. They do not contradict each other and serve different purposes.
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EB is short for employment based. It is not a work visa.
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