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multiple H1-B petitions at same time

Old Jan 29th 2001, 4:04 am
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Srivathsa
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Hi,

Is it valid to file multiple H1-B petitions for a single person, each for a different
company, AT THE SAME TIME? By "valid", I mean "does INS tolerate this?" Does it make
a difference if the petitions are filed in the same service center OR different
service centers.

Thanks Bye Sriva
 
Old Jan 29th 2001, 8:27 am
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Agresao
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Yes, it's ok to have more petitions at the same time. But you guys who are in this
situation should rather decide earlier, and tell the employers that you no longer need the
job. They should withdraw the petition and leave a free visa for somebody else.

In article <[email protected]>,

> Hi,
>
> Is it valid to file multiple H1-B petitions for a single person, each for a different
> company, AT THE SAME TIME? By "valid", I mean "does INS tolerate this?" Does it make
> a difference if the petitions are filed in the same service center OR different
> service centers.
>
> Thanks Bye Sriva
 
Old Jan 30th 2001, 5:56 pm
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Ingo
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Yes, it's perfectly legal. However, it's often unethical because it is very expensive for
an employer - and only one will likely get the benefit of that investment.

Ingo

On Mon, 29 Jan 2001 17:04:16 GMT, Srivathsa <[email protected]> wrote:

>Hi,
>
> Is it valid to file multiple H1-B petitions for a single person, each for a different
> company, AT THE SAME TIME? By "valid", I mean "does INS tolerate this?" Does it make a
> difference if the petitions are filed in the same service center OR different service
> centers.
>
>Thanks Bye Sriva
>
>

I am not a lawyer and this is not legal advice. For reliable advice, please consult with a
professional immigration attorney.

For further information, check the following frequently-requested links.

For many questions, you may find answers at http://travel.state.gov/visa_services.html
(Department of State)

or http://ins.usdoj.gov (INS).

For consular policies and visa reciprocity fees, find your consulate in
http://travel.state.gov/links.html

For DOL Faxback status information: http://workforcesecurity.doleta.gov/

For information on affidavit of support for marriage to US citizens (I-864), go to
http://travel.state.gov/i864gen.html and http://travel.state.gov/checklist.html

For information on entering the US as a K-1: http://www.k1poelist.com/

For poverty levels, see http://aspe.os.dhhs.gov/poverty/00poverty.htm

For information on H/L/O/P visa extensions at Dept. of State in St. Louis, MO, see
http://travel.state.gov/revals.html

For non-official information, check:

(When using these sites, and any Web sites, please watch out for privacy, as I do not know
all site operators.)

http://www.visalaw.com http://www.shusterman.com http://www.immigration.com
http://members.aol.com/MDUdall http://www.murthy.com/ http://www.getusavisa.com
http://greencard-lottery.virtualave.net/ http://www.jcvisa.com (H-1B)
http://www.h1bresources.com (marriage and fiancee) http://www.kamya.com/misc/ (marriage
and fiancee) http://www2.apex.net/users/thehydes http://www.formshome.com
http://www.workpermit.com

This is not an endorsement of any of these Web sites. I am not affiliated with any of the
Web site owners and do not receive nor accept payment in return for listing them, and
typically don't even know them.

(if believe you have a good immigration-related Web site and want your Web site listed
here, please e-mail me).
 
Old Jan 30th 2001, 5:57 pm
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Ingo
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Don't worry. The visa quota is counted per person, not per job. Somebody with ten approved
petitions only takes up one visa slot (unless INS miscounts).

Ingo

>Yes, it's ok to have more petitions at the same time. But you guys who are in this
>situation should rather decide earlier, and tell the employers that you no longer need
>the job. They should withdraw the petition and leave a free visa for somebody else.
>
>In article <[email protected]>,

>> Hi,
>>
>> Is it valid to file multiple H1-B petitions for a single person, each for a
>> different company, AT THE SAME TIME? By "valid", I mean "does INS tolerate this?"
>> Does it make a difference if the petitions are filed in the same service center OR
>> different service centers.
>>
>> Thanks Bye Sriva
>>

>>
>
>

I am not a lawyer and this is not legal advice. For reliable advice, please consult with a
professional immigration attorney.

For further information, check the following frequently-requested links.

For many questions, you may find answers at http://travel.state.gov/visa_services.html
(Department of State)

or http://ins.usdoj.gov (INS).

For consular policies and visa reciprocity fees, find your consulate in
http://travel.state.gov/links.html

For DOL Faxback status information: http://workforcesecurity.doleta.gov/

For information on affidavit of support for marriage to US citizens (I-864), go to
http://travel.state.gov/i864gen.html and http://travel.state.gov/checklist.html

For information on entering the US as a K-1: http://www.k1poelist.com/

For poverty levels, see http://aspe.os.dhhs.gov/poverty/00poverty.htm

For information on H/L/O/P visa extensions at Dept. of State in St. Louis, MO, see
http://travel.state.gov/revals.html

For non-official information, check:

(When using these sites, and any Web sites, please watch out for privacy, as I do not know
all site operators.)

http://www.visalaw.com http://www.shusterman.com http://www.immigration.com
http://members.aol.com/MDUdall http://www.murthy.com/ http://www.getusavisa.com
http://greencard-lottery.virtualave.net/ http://www.jcvisa.com (H-1B)
http://www.h1bresources.com (marriage and fiancee) http://www.kamya.com/misc/ (marriage
and fiancee) http://www2.apex.net/users/thehydes http://www.formshome.com
http://www.workpermit.com

This is not an endorsement of any of these Web sites. I am not affiliated with any of the
Web site owners and do not receive nor accept payment in return for listing them, and
typically don't even know them.

(if believe you have a good immigration-related Web site and want your Web site listed
here, please e-mail me).
 

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