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06/03/2016 was the last date of my previous employer and i

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06/03/2016 was the last date of my previous employer and i got offer from crate and barrel at 06/15/2016. After that i left USA at 06/29/2016. Based on that 06/03/2016 to 06/29/2016 do you think i was in illegal status? if i was then what should i answer to D1601) Have you ever been unlawfully present, overstayed the amount of time granted by an immigration official or otherwise violated the terms of a U.S. visa? Yes/No- If Yes please explain
JA: What is your official status? Do you have any pending applications or petitions with USCIS?
Customer: H1b. no i dont have any pending applications
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: No
JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?
Customer: NO
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  Jen Marie, Esq. replied 1 year ago.

You can just be honest and say that it was an unexpected termination and you had things to wrap up before you could leave the US. It was a reasonable amount of time to leave the US in.

Best of luck!