H1B Clearance Receive and AVR


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On 2/1/2020 at 8:02 PM, Siva99 said:

1. After Jan 2021, would AVR still apply?

I don't totally understand what you are asking. AVR is something you will use then you go to Mexico or Canada or any other near by Islands and have an expired visa but valid approval petition. Since you had 221G and Clearance Received on your visa doesn't have any impact on using AVR again.

Also you don't an I94 currently as you are outside the country. You will get a new I94 when you come back.

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I have recently received my COPR and will have to do my landing process shortly in canada. I am in US and initially was on F1 and then applied for H1B which got approved and started the H1B status from October 1 2019. I have not left the country and do not have a H1B visa stamped.I have the F1 visa in my passport which is valid till 2021. I have two questions:

1. Does change of status from F1 to H1B mean that the F1 stamp existing on my passport is expired?
2. Can I use AVR to reenter the country with approved I-797 document and current I-94 which is D/S as expiry date when I first entered United states on F1?

Please help in a lot of confusionThanks in advance!!!!

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