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I accepted a company's offer recently and they filed for my H1B transfer

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you filed any paperwork with the USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) yet?

Sorry?

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

No

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Yes, the issue is they are asking for a reimbursement for the H1B transfer because accepted an offer by another company

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Immigration Law
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
The documents that I signed when I received the offer do not say anything about reimbursement for the H1B transfer
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I just want to know if they can sue me on anything...
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I had asked them if the H1B could be moved to premium, through email...
Immigration Lawyer: Jen Marie, Esq., Immigration Attorney replied 6 months ago

NO, they cannot sue you. This is a fee that is incurred by the employer. It is illegal for the employee to pay these fees.

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