I worked in H1B status several years ago, but did not use the complete 6-year period. Is there a time limit for me to be able to use the remaining H1B time? Will I have to apply through the lottery again?


There is no time limit to “recapture” unused H1B time. Generally speaking, if the full 6 years was never used, it would not be necessary to apply through the H1B lottery. (17.Dec.2018)

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