Immigration Issues/Reentry to US on H1


 I have H1 stamped in Jan 2008. I would be entering US in August, but there is a need to travel back in the month of september due to personal issues. In case I did not start work, on bench until that peroid(as it is only 1 month) and if I leave the country, can I re enter US without any issues? Can I exit US, without working, after entering on H1?

Please let me know.

If you have a working visa then you could reenter.  It would seem to me that if you are not intending on working for the month after entry then I would suggest that you just wait to enter after you take care of your personal issues and then enter the workforce.
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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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