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    H1B Employer Change Options

    Hi All,

    I'm currently working with an employer A, my H1B was approved with them last December, I now received a job offer from an employer B one of the top 5 software companies in the country, who is willing to file my H1B transfer in premium.

    However my employer A is not willing to let me go. i'm now concerned that if after the approval of my H1 transfer, if i submit a notice period to my employer A, he will not taking it well and probably stop my payroll immediately and this might create a gap in my payroll and I might be out of status.

    Can someone help me with an option to get the transfer done without any issue?

    Appreciate your help!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rajguru View Post
    Hi All,

    I'm currently working with an employer A, my H1B was approved with them last December, I now received a job offer from an employer B one of the top 5 software companies in the country, who is willing to file my H1B transfer in premium.

    However my employer A is not willing to let me go. i'm now concerned that if after the approval of my H1 transfer, if i submit a notice period to my employer A, he will not taking it well and probably stop my payroll immediately and this might create a gap in my payroll and I might be out of status.

    Can someone help me with an option to get the transfer done without any issue?

    Appreciate your help!
    Once the transfer is approved, the termination of your H-1B with Employer A will not leave you out of status because the transfer has already been approved.
    If the employer says you need to leave immediately, just do it. Based on H-1B and DOL regulations, you have up to 1 month to join the new employer and start getting salary there.

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