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I recently graduated with my MBA from US and joined a non-profit in their Project management office. My H-1B visa was filed with receipt date of 21st April and was approved on 24th with premium processing. If I need to take a new job in future will I be able to just transfer as this year the 20,000 Master's degree Exempt filled up on 30th April and I would have anyways received the visa if I worked for a for-profit. Is this master's degree exemption only valid two years after I graduate ?

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Amit: I am unable to understand your question and what you mean by "as this year the 20,000 Master's degree Exempt filled up on 30th April and I would have anyways received the visa if I worked for a for-profit"/

If you meant whether you can change from a exempt H1B to a non exempt H-1B, I feel that the USCIS will not allow it.

Sincerely,
Ramasamy Krishnan
www.ashleykrishnan.com

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Ramasamy Krishnan

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Immigration particularly business immigration and National Interest Waivers.

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I have over 7 years of experience in all facets of immigration law. Specifically focusing on filing of National Interest Waivers (NIW), Alien of Extraordinary Ability and Outstanding Researchers/Professors petitions for Ph.D's and other advanced degree professionals. I have also assisted clients in numerous PERM, H-1b, L and other nonimmigrant visa applications. I am a partner at the law firm Ashley & Krishnan, www.ashleykrishnan.com

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