My H1B was not selected in the lottery, so I am going to continue working for my employer on STEM OPT. Is it possible for the company to initiate the PERM process for me now, or do I first need to get into H1B status?


There is no requirement that a person be in H1B status for a company to initiate a PERM case for that individual.  (01.Jun.2022)

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