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I was issued a h1-b visa in February 2011, it expires in 2014. I resigned from the position in August 2011 and moved back to Europe. A company has now contacted me asking if my visa can be reactivated for a position starting in June 2012. Is it possible for this company to take over the visa, since I have resigned from the original sponsors and left the country?

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Hi James:
As you resigned and left the country, technically the H1 was terminated or say got terminated by your act - or so the petitioner might have informed the USCIS or withdrawn it - in any event that H1 is not valid now.  (Even for a transfer to new employer you would have to show your current valid H1 with current pay checks.) The current company will have to apply for a new H1 for you.  

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Questions regarding Immigration to United States, including Removal/Deportation Proceedings, Asylum; Green Card through Family (Fiance/ee Visa, Spouse, Children, Parents, Siblings); Green Card through Employment (Labor Certification - PERM, Extra Ordinary Ability - EB1, Religious/Entrepreneur - EB4/EB5); Non-Immigrant Visas - H1B, L1, F & M, J1, J1 waiver, Humanitarian relief (Cancellation of Removal, Prosecutorial Discretion, TPS, Dream Act); Hardship Waiver (I-601/212) etc., are welcome.

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Dealing with clients seeking immigration help since year 2001. Main area of practice is Immigration Law.

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Member - AILA. Bar Council of India.

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LL.M - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, NY. LL.B - Campus Law Center, University of Delhi, New Delhi.

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