Simple answer is: Yes, H1-B holders can work remotely from a different location, including another country like India. The law permits moving H-1B employees anywhere within “Normal Commuting Distance” of an approved location mentioned within the LCA at the time of filing for the H1-B visa.
How many days can you work outside USA on H1B?
You will be able to work, but only for 30 days. Therefore, you will have to file a new LCA for that particular location, as well as an Amendment for it before you reach the 30 days term. It should be done before you start performing work from that location.
How long can I stay outside US and work from home with valid H1B?
There is no limit. You can work for as long as you want for any company outside the U.S.
What happens to H-1B if I leave country?
Employer does NOT pay costs of return trip home: Under U.S. immigration regulations at 8 C.F.R. 214.2(h)(4)(iii)(E), employers must pay the reasonable costs of transporting the H-1B worker back to the worker’s home country. However, if the worker quits, the employer is NOT responsible for paying these costs.
How many months can I stay outside US with H1B visa?
There is no limit to the amount of time that you can remain outside the US with your H-1B visa. The same for your spouse. Carl Shusterman (former INS Trial Attorney, 1976-82)…
Can I work in Canada with H1B visa?
Canada operates a progressive immigration system that welcomes newcomers through a range of temporary work permit and permanent residence programs. Because H1-B workers are typically young and educated, with skilled work experience and strong English skills, they are primed for success in Canada’s immigration system.
Can I stay in India for 3 months on H1B?
Yes you can visit your home country for 2 months or more too, as long as your employer is ok with it. H1B visa shouldn’t be an issue.
Can employer revoke H1B?
When an employer says they will revoke a person’s H1B, all they can really do is request withdrawal of the petition. Once the immigration service ( USCIS) receives a written request to withdraw, it will lead to the automatic revocation of the petition.
Can I change jobs on H1B visa?
Can an H1B Visa Holder Change Jobs? Yes, H1B visa holders can change jobs and retain their H1B status. However, to do so you must reapply for the H1B visa.
Can I get new H1B after 6 years?
After the expiration of the six year period (the tenure), he or she must remain outside of the USA for at least one year, before they could qualify, if petitioned for by a qualified employer, to obtain another H1B visa, which would again be limited by a new 6 year tenure.