Immigration Issues/H1B visa stamping

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Hi Ajay,

Thanks for your time and help. My h1b petition was approved in 2013, later transferred to another employer, visa stamped and valid till oct 2017, transferred to another employer, but transferred denied during my vacation in India, same employer reapplied with new petition and it got approved.

Do I need to go for visa stamping or the existing Visa is valid for reentry?

Thanks

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Hi,

Since you were abroad when an H1B petition was denied, there was no violation of status in the U.S. and therefore your existing unexpired H1B visa remains valid for entering the U.S. as long as you carry copy of the H1B approval notice (Form I-797) for the company that you plan to be employed with upon entry to the U.S.

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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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