F1 -- H1B -- F1 -- H1B : cap after 6 years?


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Hi, after getting my MS (USA) degree (in F1) I got a job at Company "A" and got H1B starting in Oct 2005. After 2 and 1/2 yrs on H1B, I changed my status to F1 (PhD program). I never left USA since then. Now I am thinking to go back to H1B. I understand that I still have 3 and 1/2 years left from my previous H1B and my 6 years since my first H1B will end this Sept 2011. So I have two ques for different situations:

1) If I get a job at Company "B" and they file for my H1B before Oct 2011, will I be subject to H1B quota?

2) How about if I don't get a job before Oct 2011, do I need to wait until next year to apply for H1B in April 2012, go through H1B cap and start job in Oct 2012?

Thanks so much for your help in advance!

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