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Hi,

I'm currently on a H1-B visa (since Oct 2007) My boyfriend and I have been thinking of getting married for a while now but not sure how this will affect my status. If i get married how will this affect my status? Will I not be able to work for a little while? Will I then be free of My H1-B and able to look for any job anywhere?

Thank you in advance!

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If your boyfriend is a US citizen, when you get married he can file for you. You can continue to work for H-1 employer until you get a work card through your husband's application. When you get the work card, you can work for anyone.


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Robert

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