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Immigration Issues/H1 transfer with Employer's Indian paystub


Hi Mr. Ashley,
I would be thankful if you can clear my doubts regarding H1 transfer.

I am presently working with a company A in India. Company A applied for my H1 and got it stamped in Aug 2007. I am still in India as company A couldnot get me to US. Another company B(in US) is ready to transfer my Visa. They are asking me to fly to US with my present visa and once I reach US company B will apply for H1 transfer. My questions are:
1. Is there any risk at the port of entry
2. will my H1 transfer get approved without my Company A's US pay stub? will my company A's Indian paystub work??


Company B is requiring you to break US immigration laws.  You can only enter the US on H1B by entering to work for the Company that sponsored your H1B.  If company B wants to hire you they should apply for an H1B and obtain an approval and then ask you to come to the US on that visa.
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Mark Ashley

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Mark Ashley


Business Immigration. My practice focuses on representing researchers, scholars, and other advanced degree professionals with filing NIW, EB-1,O-1, H-1, L-1 petitions. I am a founding partner in the immigration law firm Ashley & Krishnan,


18 years as a practicing attorney.

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JD from St. Mary's University, Texas.

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American Jurisprudence Award recipient

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