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URGENT: H1B Expired, forgot to renew H1B and out of status

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My H1B expired on 4th March. I was pregnant and forgot to remind my employer about H1B renewal due to pregnancy complications. Gave birth to bay on 5th April(C-Section).


What are the options for me to renew H1B or change status to H1 while  I am in US. I am out of status for 45 days, I understand that I can't say more than 180 days with no status.


1. Is it possible to renew my H1B by using my pregnancy compilations as excuse

2. Is it possible to file change of status to H4 while I am here.


I am trying to avoid going out of US to get H4 status.

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Do not travel outside the US without fixing your status first, you are already overstaying in US. if you stay over 180 days there is a ban of 3 years and if you stay more than year the ban is 10 years. Keep cool, contact a attorney to guide you through the best course of action. The attorney may recommend  a nunc pro tunc, with reasonable explanation. Good Luck!!

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