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kondalarv
03-20-2009, 02:20 PM
My wife is laid off and her company is going to cancel her H1B soon. h1 petition is getting expired on Oct,2009. now I am going to apply for COS to h4. If she wants get H1 status after one year can she use the same petition for H1 transfer?. or she has to apply a new H1?.
Can you please help me.

number30
03-20-2009, 04:33 PM
My wife is laid off and her company is going to cancel her H1B soon. h1 petition is getting expired on Oct,2009. now I am going to apply for COS to h4. If she wants get H1 status after one year can she use the same petition for H1 transfer?. or she has to apply a new H1?.
Can you please help me.

She has to apply for COS again from H4 to H1. It will not be subjected to the cap if she had H1 within last six years at the tme applying COS to H1