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Hi my VISA is expiring on 30 Sep 2016. My employer is filling the extension now with normal processing. I would be submitting documents in this week. I am planning to travel india beween Sep 1st to Sep 15. Is it legal to go india and come back on Sep when i have VISA, extension filed but not answered yet. Will there be any problem at port of Entry?
asked May 27, 2016 in H1B: Extensions by amit_hbti6 (420 points) | 216 views

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In my opinion you should avoid travel. However, if you travel and return, you will only gain entry until Sep 30 and your H1B extension will continue to process. You must show the CBP at POE that a timely H1B extension was filed, please ensure you keep a copy of the H1B receipt notice.
answered May 28, 2016 by dan (23,616 points)
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Thanks Dan for quick response on my query.  Basically I have to travel on September first due to some urgency . I will come back after a week . But I would have valid visa upto 30th September.  Is there any issue if I travel during h1 extension.  And come back
answered May 28, 2016 by amit_hbti6 (420 points)

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