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nsharma2

H1b to H4 cos issue urgent

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Hello sir,

I m stuck in a very weird situation....need your guidance..I was in h4 visa and  got my H1B approved on Oct 28th,2015 . Since I couldn't start my job due to personal reasons, my employer revoked it on Jan 8,2016...Does it means that I m out of status now?  Please guide me what should I do to get back on my H4 status ? Need suggestion urgently

 

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Was your H1B approved as COS i.e. did the I797 come with an I94? If yes, then you had 2 months from the date of approval to report to employer. You are out of status from Dec 29th 2015. A COS is not possible and you need to exit and enter US with a valid H4 visa and a copy of your spouse's I797.

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need urgent help.................

I was on h1b I am planning to re-enter US on my preivious h4 to correct my status.I heard if we travel to mexico by land we get a paper i-94.

 

Can you please help:-

 

1. What all documents i need to re-enter on h4?

2. Do i need to travel by air only?

3. Do we neeed to update i-94 after i re-enter or will it be done automatically as its paper?

4. planning to go to mexico for 1-2 days. is it ok?

 

p.s. Or a simple process if any one who has travelled by land can tell?

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need urgent help.................

I was on h1b I am planning to re-enter US on my preivious h4 to correct my status.I heard if we travel to mexico by land we get a paper i-94.

 

Can you please help:-

 

1. What all documents i need to re-enter on h4?

2. Do i need to travel by air only?

3. Do we neeed to update i-94 after i re-enter or will it be done automatically as its paper?

4. planning to go to mexico for 1-2 days. is it ok?

 

p.s. Or a simple process if any one who has travelled by land can tell?

1. Passport and a copy of your spouse's I797.

2. No.

3. It will be paper and no need to update anywhere.

4. You can just cross the border and return in 5 mins.

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Thanks jairichi....

read somewhere sometimes while re-enteriing they dont issue new I-94. 

1.Do we need to specifically tell them why we need new i-94?

2.my LCA location and work location were differnet...but no inspection....will there be any issue if they ask me where i work?

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Thanks jairichi....

read somewhere sometimes while re-enteriing they dont issue new I-94. 

1.Do we need to specifically tell them why we need new i-94?

2.my LCA location and work location were differnet...but no inspection....will there be any issue if they ask me where i work?

1. Yes, you need to ask for new I94.

2. Yes, if your H1B amendment has not been filed there will be issue.

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2. Yes, if your H1B amendment has not been filed there will be issue.

 

 

Reg this.......wont i be allowed to enter on h4 also?

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2. Yes, if your H1B amendment has not been filed there will be issue.

Reg this.......wont i be allowed to enter on h4 also?

You can enter with a valid H4 visa & a copy of your spouse's I797.

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2. Yes, if your H1B amendment has not been filed there will be issue.

 

 

Reg this.......wont i be allowed to enter on h4 also?

 

There are instances where H1B beneficiaries have returned to US with a H1B amendment petition pending. You can see some posts in this forum related to that. If at POE immigration officer decides to scrutinize your H1B documents thoroughly you risk being denied entry on H1B.

 

However to enter on H4 you need a valid H4 visa and a copy of your spouse's I797.

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What is meant by new i-94....every time we enter it should be new i-94??

Whenever you enter into US you will get new I94. And when you file for COS or ext of stay you will get new I94.

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