A few years ago, my H1B petition was selected in the lottery and approved for consular processing, but I never got my H1B visa stamp and I never worked in H1B status. If I find a job in the U.S., do I have to go through the lottery again?26 Dec 2019
The USCIS technically only considers an H1B applicant counted against the numerical H1B cap if s/he is granted a change of status to H1B, or is issued an H1B visa from a U.S. consulate abroad. Absent one of the above, the USCIS may deny a new H1B petition filed as cap exempt. (26.Dec.2019)
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