Q: Is it legal to work for two employers (one full time, other part time) on H1B?
I am currently working full-time for Company A (have H1B and approved i-140 with this firm) and have very good work relationship with them. I recently accepted another full-time job with Company B and they have applied for H1B transfer. However, my current employer (Company A) asked me if I can work part-time (variable hours each weak) until they can find my replacement which could take 6-8 months.
Is there a legal way for me to work full-time for Company B and concurrently work part-time for my current Company A?
Foreign nationals in valid H1B status are eligible to work for multiple H1B employers as long as the additional employer(s) are willing to file a petition for a "Concurrent H1B."
For the benefit of H1B employees who are interested in working with multiple H1B employers, we present here an overview of the Concurrent H1B and the key elements that employers and H1B employees must keep in mind while working in the U.S. under a Concurrent H1B.
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