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I have h1b visa and Its valid till sept 2018. My Employment…

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Hi My name is***** and I have h1b visa and Its valid till sept 2018 .
My Employment contract is going to end by 30 Sept 2017 .
My employer is Asking me to find new contract or Go back to India(My Home Country).
Is there any Grace Period for me to find new Job or H1b visa Transfer.My Spouse has H1b visa with I140 Approved and can I go on H4 visa (dependent) Visa and find any job on h4 EAD.what will be status of My h1b visa and Can I come back to h1b visa anytime .
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Immigration Lawyer: Jen Marie, Esq., Immigration Attorney replied 9 months ago

Yes, there is a 60 day grace period. You can try to find another job to transfer while you are those 60 days or if you do not find one, you can also apply to change your status to H4 and then apply for EAD. If you find a job later and wish to return to H1B, yes you can petition to change your status back to H1B.

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