Location changed after H1 applied – OPT to H1 COS

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Location changed after H1 applied – OPT to H1 COS

Hi,

I am currently working on OPT. My company has applied for my H1 and it was
picked in lottery. It is currently under processing with the USCIS and I have not
received any update.
My work location has changed after the H1 was applied and now work at a
different work location but with the same company and client.
Will this be any issue during the H1 processing or after the H1 is approved ?

Thanks,
Sachin

Asked on August 8, 2016 under Immigration Law, California

Answers:

SB Member California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

It s hould not be but the company will need to submit an amended form to show the added or new location and to make sure that the LCA and the prevailing wage covers that location.  This is something that the employer must do, however, not you.


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