My H1B extension was filed last month, shortly before my current I-94 just expired. Can I file an H1B transfer now while the extension is still pending?

Answer

If an H1B extension is timely filed and the person’s I-94 then expires, an H1B change of employer (frequently referred to as a “transfer”) typically would only be approved for consular processing unless the extension is approved. One should consult a qualified attorney in this situation. (02.Oct.2017)

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