I was laid off from my H1B position, and now have a new job offer. However, the job being offered is by a university that qualifies as cap exempt. If I accept the job and later wish to transfer back to the private sector, would I need to go through the lottery again?


If you have been counted against the H1B cap and then move into a job working for a cap-exempt employer, this typically would have no impact on your ability to later return to a cap-subject employer. (02.Mar.2023)

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