Katy, TX asked in Immigration Law and Employment Discrimination for Texas

Q: H1Brevoke

Hi , my first h1b approved on oct 2017 and I started working from April 2018 . Due to some reasons , my project didn’t go well and my employer not able to continue the project . So, he finds a sub contracting opportunity for me and I started there to work in new location . Since vendors involved, it took some time for documentation for amendment . Meanwhile, field visit happen for my first location and since I am not working there , they requested some documents from my employer and he provided that . I changed my employer in March, 2019 and my transfer petition is in process. This week , my previous employer got the notice of intend to revoke. He sends withdrawal petition now to uscis as I relieved from the company. My question is , is this affect my current h1 processing ? This is going through regular now . Please advise

1 Lawyer Answer
Svetlana Kats
Svetlana Kats
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Cleveland, OH

A: Usually if you file amended H1B petition for your new employer and your new position is substantially similar to your previous position you should be OK. However your case is more complicated since your petition was revoked after your filed an amended petition. I would take a copy of the revocation letter and consult experienced immigration attorney.

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