Unemployment Compensation Benefits hicupp for GC


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Hello,

I was eligible for Unemployment Compensation benefits through my employer when they had to downsize and was given a link and process to claim unemployment benefits while I was on h1b visa status in the year 2009. I claimed for benefits and state paid me a percentage of my compensation for a few months as I kept trying for new jobs. I just heard through someone that we cannot claim such benefits on h1b. Can we claim such benefits on h1b? Will that be a hindrance to GC process? If yes, can I pay back the amount to State again? Or do I consult an attorney. Please suggest. It would be of much help.

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