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pal351
05-27-2008, 03:02 PM
Hi,
I Applied H1b 8th Year Extension on Jan 9th. Still waiting Anybody has this kind of situation? my Case number Starts with WAC

I Applied my H1b extn on Jan 9th , and i went to India on 18th Jan and came back on 18th Feb using my AP is this could be cause for the delay.
Please share your experiences and ideas

Thank You,
Raj.

chem2
05-27-2008, 03:36 PM
my receipt date was sometime in the first week of december (can't remember exact date). got approval notice last week after an RFE. RFE was for last 8 months paystubs. received approval within 2 weeks of responding to RFE.

shubhn
05-27-2008, 03:57 PM
I applied for my 7th year H1-B extension in March (Mat 14th) and received a WAC case number. As per the USCIS case search, It was approved last week. But I have not yet seen any confirmation from my attorney.

optimist578
05-27-2008, 05:10 PM
Hi,
I Applied H1b 8th Year Extension on Jan 9th. Still waiting Anybody has this kind of situation? my Case number Starts with WAC

I Applied my H1b extn on Jan 9th , and i went to India on 18th Jan and came back on 18th Feb using my AP is this could be cause for the delay.
Please share your experiences and ideas

Thank You,
Raj.

Have you contacted USCIS Customer Service? What are they saying?

pal351
05-27-2008, 05:35 PM
I called and my employer called them. they said case is ending no further info. is available.

thanks for replys.

watzgc
05-27-2008, 06:29 PM
my receipt date is Jul 14th 2007 , got RFE Mar 09th 2008 and replied to RFE Apr 09th 2008 and still waiting.... wat say with u all waiting just 4-5 monts.. thanks,

legaleagle
05-27-2008, 07:37 PM
Hello diptam,
I am on H1 with AOS pending. I will be applying for H1 extension for first time. Could you give me a link for the procedure and documentaion. My period expires on Sept 2008.
Thanks

diptam
06-04-2008, 02:04 PM
Hey,
Anyone else is like me - My 9th yr H extension was receipted from VERMONT on Jan9th '08 and its almost June 9th '08 and I'm still "Pending"... The peoples i know of got it in 2-3 months , worst case is 4 months.

Earlier i had Extension from VERMONT within 1-2 months , don't know what special stuff they have found for me this time !! :rolleyes:

Hello diptam,
I am on H1 with AOS pending. I will be applying for H1 extension for first time. Could you give me a link for the procedure and documentaion. My period expires on Sept 2008.
Thanks

cool_guy_onnet1
06-04-2008, 02:31 PM
Hey,
Anyone else is like me - My 9th yr H extension was receipted from VERMONT on Jan9th '08 and its almost June 9th '08 and I'm still "Pending"... The peoples i know of got it in 2-3 months , worst case is 4 months.

Earlier i had Extension from VERMONT within 1-2 months , don't know what special stuff they have found for me this time !! :rolleyes:
I am applying for premium today- Keeping my fingers crossed as I have to make a trip in last week of June.

techie.dude
06-04-2008, 05:02 PM
I got my 7th yr extension in just over 4 months... so you never know.. :rolleyes:

Suva
06-05-2008, 06:28 PM
My H1b extension was applied on Jan 15. It is approved this week.

Hi,
I Applied H1b 8th Year Extension on Jan 9th. Still waiting Anybody has this kind of situation? my Case number Starts with WAC

I Applied my H1b extn on Jan 9th , and i went to India on 18th Jan and came back on 18th Feb using my AP is this could be cause for the delay.
Please share your experiences and ideas

Thank You,
Raj.

pal351
06-05-2008, 07:31 PM
Congrats guys,
I am still waiting I Applied my 8th year Extn on Jan 9th almost 5 Months
Hope i will get this week ..


Raj.

panky72
06-05-2008, 10:31 PM
Hi,
I Applied H1b 8th Year Extension on Jan 9th. Still waiting Anybody has this kind of situation? my Case number Starts with WAC

I Applied my H1b extn on Jan 9th , and i went to India on 18th Jan and came back on 18th Feb using my AP is this could be cause for the delay.
Please share your experiences and ideas

Thank You,
Raj.

I applied for H1b 6th yr extension on march 15th and I got approval notice on may 22nd. I also applied at CSC.

waitingforgc
06-05-2008, 10:37 PM
I applied for my H-1 extension in mid April and my current H-1 is valid till mid August. After reading about the waiting times in the posts above I am wondering what happens if I don't get the approval until mid August. Will I be out of status ?

Thanks

diptam
06-05-2008, 11:40 PM
First of all after applying H1 extension you have a 240 day window when you wont be out of status even if your H1 expired ( as long as the extension is applied when the current was Valid). My H expired on Jan 29th and i applied on Jan 9th and the last 5 months i worked as usual without Visa or I-94 ( but in Status) ...

Don't worry at all - if by chance anyone reaches near 8 month/240 day finish line which is highly unlikely, pump in extra 1000 bucks and upgrade that to a Premium H and you must hear a decision within 15 days....

There are tons of options - even if Premium doesn't work still there are 2 more options ( of course within legal boundary )...

I applied for my H-1 extension in mid April and my current H-1 is valid till mid August. After reading about the waiting times in the posts above I am wondering what happens if I don't get the approval until mid August. Will I be out of status ?

Thanks

nomad
06-06-2008, 04:32 AM
FYI
My 9th year H1-b extension was applied on March 13, and I got the email today from USCIS that the approval notice has been sent. This is a CA ( WAC) case.

waitingforgc
06-06-2008, 09:20 AM
First of all after applying H1 extension you have a 240 day window when you wont be out of status even if your H1 expired ( as long as the extension is applied when the current was Valid). My H expired on Jan 29th and i applied on Jan 9th and the last 5 months i worked as usual without Visa or I-94 ( but in Status) ...

Don't worry at all - if by chance anyone reaches near 8 month/240 day finish line which is highly unlikely, pump in extra 1000 bucks and upgrade that to a Premium H and you must hear a decision within 15 days....

There are tons of options - even if Premium doesn't work still there are 2 more options ( of course within legal boundary )...
Thanks for the answer.