Can i travel to Canada on short trip and come back to US with H1b Stamping/I94 expiring in less than a month ?

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Can i travel to Canada on short trip and come back to US with H1b Stamping/I94 expiring in less than a month ?

Hello,

I have a similar situation here, looking for your help.

In my case I have H1B visa stamped till Nov 18,2016 and I94 till same date. Urgently
I need to visit Canada on a short trip for personal reasons. I will return back to US in
2- 3 days which is before stamp/I94 expiration. Will this create any problems at POE
?

Also I have H1B extension in progress, Will that get effected at the time of re-entry ?

Your help is much appreciated.

Asked on October 23, 2016 under Immigration Law, Illinois

Answers:

SB Member California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

If you have a still valid I-94 and proof that your H-1B extension is in process, there should not be any issues wtih you being able to reenter the US after a brief visit to Canada.  Have a letter from your employer with you as well.


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