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Hi,I am currently working with Employer A on H1B and got an offer letter and H1B receipt with Employer B.
I have few question:

1.Will that be fine to take new job on receipt?
2.If I resign and serve notice period with A and join B after couple of days.Will that affect my Status?or do I need to start working with B immediately?

Thanks!

Answer
Hi,

Under H1B portability rules, it is OK to work for Employer B on receipt of the H1B petition by the USCIS. Related information is here: www.h1b1.com/concurrent.htm

As long as you commence employment with Employer B no later than 30 to 60 days after termination of employment with Employer A, you will have maintained H1B status.

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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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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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