I am working in H1B status and have been offered a better job with a different company. Prior to joining the new employer, however, I would like to take some time off. If I quit my current job, can I make use of the 60-day grace period, or do you have to be fired to be eligible for the grace period?


Assuming you meet the standard criteria for the 60-day grace period, the fact that you have resigned – as opposed to being fired / laid-off – would not impact your eligibility to use the grace period. (22.Jun.2022)

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