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Maternity Leave On H1 Visa

Discussion in 'Nonimmigrant Visa Validity' started by bond_chaitu, May 25, 2016.

  1. bond_chaitu

    bond_chaitu Junior Member

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    I am on H1 visa and i want to take maternity leave. My employer said 6 weeks is ok. some of my colleagues said they knew people who took for 6 months. is there any documentation that i can show my employer that i can take 6 months unpaid leave and will not loose my H1 status.
     
  2. Ron Gotcher

    Ron Gotcher Attorney at Law

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    I've seen cases where people took a year and it was OK. There is no bright line rule for maternity leave. I am very comfortable with six months.
     

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