H-1B Grace Period After Employment Termination



Employees that work under the regulations of the H-1B visa have often run into difficulty if they ever find that their employment is terminated. Fortunately, the Federal Register is implementing a Final Rule that gives certain provisions and an H-1B grace period to those that need some time to find other employment. H1B Visa Process Check UT Evaluators

Because the H-1B is contingent on the visa holder’s job, losing that employment has, in the past, had serious repercussions on the person’s visa status.

H-1B holders would have to either switch to a new employer or leave the country to avoid being considered out of status.

However, as of January 17, 2017, foreign professionals under the H-1B visa will have a 60-day grace period if their employment is terminated.

Under this Final Rule, this H-1B grace period can be used to find another employer, change visa status, or leave the country to avoid being “out of status.” For H1B Visa Process Visit here


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