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Second opinion] I am working currently in USA on H4- EAD. My husband H1B visa was rejected at the consulate office overseas and his employer revoked his H1B application. My employer is willing to renew my previous H1B. Will I have to leave the country in order to maintain my status or Can I continue working with my employer while H1B application is in process?

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H4 EAD

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My I-94 is valid till December 2019. I want to know if I continue working without any issues if my employer files a new H1B which is tax exempt for me or do I Have to wait for an approval which might take several months

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I believe you will have to leave the U.S. to get into H-1B status because the 60 day grace period would not apply to you being on H-4.

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Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer replied 6 months ago

Hello. I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help? Please let me know. Thank you!

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Thank you for your kindness and respect. Good luck to you.

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