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jrehman

Any consequences of Remote working from India for more than 90 days?

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This in regard to my query that I am a H1b visa holder having a valid i-797 with validity till December 2021 which is not stamped yet. I had come down to India for vacation and stamping. I landed on March 1, 2020, and the vacation was planned till March 31st, 2020.

Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, my scheduled dropbox dated on March 16th 2020 got canceled and I had to continue working from India.  I started working from April 1st, 2020 till now.

Now it had been more than 60 days that I have been working remotely from India and in total more than 90 days of my stay in India.

Please let me know what are the policies for working remotely/out of the country for H1b visa holders and if there is any relaxation because of Covid-19.

Since the US consulate is still not open to get my Visa stamped what are the options left so that I remain in legal status and continue working.

I appreciate your response!

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I am in the same boat. Came to India on Mar8 and was planning to go back on Mar17 but had to cancelled my trip due to COVID19 outbreak everywhere. I am working remotely from India since Mar16. The only difference is I have Visa stamping until June2021.

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I don't think so there any issue. AS you are out side of USA you are not on H1b visa or any other status anymore. 

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If you outside US, you are not on H1. If you are a Citizen of India and working from India then you are not breaking any laws. 

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