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Hi everyone,
I am right now graduating and applied for F1-OPT. I already have accepted an offer from 1st company which I will not be joining. My 2nd offer came this week and they said it is already late for H1b. I still have pending filled Questionnaire with Fragomen for 1st company. My questions is:

Can I still submit the Fragomen H1b questionnaire for 1st company even if I will turn the offer down? Will it become void if selected but I will have moved to 2nd company. My 2nd company also use Fragomen, can I use current questionnaire from Fragomen to transfer my H1b application/LCA on behalf of 2nd company.

I heard that 15th is last date for filing LCA so I have to make a decision within 24 hours.

Let's say this year my H1b application by 1st company was successful and I joined 2nd company. Can I re-apply for H1b next year while staying at 2nd company? Thanks for your precious time helping me!

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  • New
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    I will join 2nd company. What to do? Submit the H1b from 1st company and join the 2nd one. Or just ask fragomen to transfer it to 2nd company. Thanks!
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    • CLARA analytics
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      Have you asked Fragomen folks about it? I think they’d have filed the LCA by now, so the max they could do is withdraw the same. I’m very doubtful if the same can be transferred for another company, since a new application and LCA is supposed to made.
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    • Akamai Technologies dut
      You cant transfer...I suggest to stay with company 1 since H1B lottery is important..I have seen my friends didnt get in 3 lotteries.
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  • Verizon Media llllIII
    A good analogy I heard is this. Working on OPT is like dating the company. It’s a commitment but something you can break off and start dating again. H1-B process is like getting married. You better be ready for it because it’s hard to break it off and it will get messy ;)
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    • CenturyLink OsOpOrAaT
      Dude! I’m single and you’re making me nervous with all this commitment stuff.
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  • CenturyLink OsOpOrAaT
    I got my H1B after almost 10 months so there’s a good possibility that it would not show up before October.
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    NoStress

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    You cannot change the job until h1b is not approved. However h1b status kicks in on 1st oct. You cannot join another job unless you do not get your h1b transferred to new employer. But this can only be done once h1b is approved
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  • BYTON Dof
    why is 15th is the last day for filing lca? Where did you hear this? Would like to know. Thanks
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