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Srivastav

Travel to US with Previous Employer H1 Visa Stamp with new I797 B approved petition from new employer

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Hi  

I have valid H1B stamping from previous employer and new I 797 B petition from new employer.  
(1)Can i use the old visa stamping which is valid and new I 797 petition approval from new employer to travel to US. kindly note new petition was applied while i am in my home country.  
(2)Does I 797 B petition approval mandates that i have to go to consulate for stamping even if i have stamping for same visa classification h1 and with validity on that. But 

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Yes you can use your previous approved visa stamping. No problem on that. At port of entry usa show them your previously approved visa and new I 797 approval notice. They will give you I 94 dates based on your current I 797. 

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1. You can enter with your previous visa.

2. No. However, inform the immigration office at the POE that you have changed employers and be ready to show the new petition from the new employer.

I was in the same boat until April 2016.

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