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H1b Ammendment Approval Pending Still 6 Months

Discussion in 'Nonimmigrant Visa Validity' started by SBR, Jul 11, 2016.

  1. SBR

    SBR New Member

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    Hello Ron ,

    My H1B amendment filed in Jan 2016 and its still showing 'case was received'. Any idea if this takes time now a days ? Also what if it crosses 240 days from the filing date ( meaning cross sep 2016 ) ?
     
  2. Ron Gotcher

    Ron Gotcher Attorney at Law

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    The 240 day automatic extension runs from the expiration date of your most recent petition. If you get within four months of the end of the extension, raise a service request.
     
  3. SBR

    SBR New Member

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    Hi Ron,

    Thanks for prompt reply.

    But I could not understand your point. This amendment is for my location and client change. Let me explain the scenario

    1. Client A H1B amendment which was filed and approved is valid till July 2017. ( Is this what you mentioned as most recent petition ?)
    2. I left client A in Dec 2015 and joined client B and the current H1B amendment has been filed on Jan 2016.
    3. Now I am waiting for client B H1B amendment to be approved for location change.

    It has been 6 month almost. So what could be consequences if its crosses 240 days from Jan 2016 ? Please help me to understand :(
     
  4. Ron Gotcher

    Ron Gotcher Attorney at Law

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    The 240 day extension doesn't start running until July 2017, when your petition expires. Until then, you have a pending H1B transfer.
     
  5. SBR

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    thanks
     

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