I have an expired H-1B, can it be transferred to new employer?


anurag2284

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Hi,

 

I have an stamped H-1B in 2008 and expired in 2011. I used my Visa for 5-6 months in 2009 and since then I am in India only.

 

I wanted to know if my visa can still be transferred, if know then what should I do if I get an offer need H-1B?

 

Thanks

Anurag

Yes, a new employer can file a cap exempt H1B petition and you would get remainder of 5 years 6 or 7 months. You would need to provide your prospective employer your ole employer's I797. And, your prospective employer's attorney would advise you.

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