Asked in Immigration Law for Texas

Q: H1b holder commute US MX border daily, any issue?

I am currently a H1B visa holder. My company has offices in Texas and Mexico, and I am asked to travel back and forth the border every day. Is there any law preventing me from doing so? And will this effect my status in any way? Thanks in advance

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1 Lawyer Answer
Samuil Buschkin
Samuil Buschkin
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Union, NJ

A: Typically, when traveling on an H-1B visa the following documentation to reenter the U.S. is required:

Valid passport with at least 6 months of validity at the time of admission to the U.S.

Valid H-1B visa stamp in your passport,

Original H-1B approval notice (I-797)

Copy of the H-1B petition materials given to you by OGC (LCA, I-129, and supporting letter).Several recent pay stubs as evidence of continued employment.

Letter from your hiring department verifying continued employment.

a. Should not be older than 6 months old.

b. Your H-1B petition supporting letter will suffice if less than 6 months old.

c. Or, obtain an employment verification letter from your department.

I still would speak to a lawyer to make sure that nothing in your situation has been overlooked.

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