If my employer told me that they will file my H-1 next year but it has just filed for Chapter 11, will it effect my H-1 filling?

I joined them in June.

Asked on July 28, 2014 under Immigration Law, New York

Answers:

S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

Your employer filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy should not affect your H-1 filing because the company continues to operate its business under that type of bankruptcy.  For example, many airlines filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in recent years to reorganize their debts while continuing to operate. 


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