Immigration Issues/H1B Clock Reset

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HI Ajay ,
Greetings !!!

I came on H1b through Employer A on August 2007

I stayed continuously with Employer A & In US until April 1st 2010.

I switched to  Employer B in April 2010 and moved to outside of the US(INDIA & SA) until Feb 2012 but getting US salary .

Still Continue with Employer B and Employer B Processed my Green card and based on  I -140 approval i got extension until 2016.

Now i want to switch to Employer C So my question is  

as i stayed outside of US for almost 20 months continously will my H1b extdend for another 6 years ? will my clock reset ?

Do i need to apply seperate new application or can it be trnasfered to Employer C and get 6 years term

Please help me in clarifying this question

Answer
Hi,

Employer C would file an H1B petition for you with the USCIS requesting extension of H1B status, and exemption from the the six year limit in H1B status based on I-140 approval through Employer B.

Related information is here: http://h1b1.com/concurrent.htm

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Ajay K. Arora

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I can answer your questions on employment and family-based U.S. Immigration Law. Expertise in various immigration categories includes the following: H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM (labor certification), EB-1 to EB-3 I-140 employment-based immigrant petitions, family or fiance(e) or spousal sponsorship, visa extension or change of status, adjustment of status, naturalization (citizenship), etc.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) full member since 1995.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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