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Don’t Believe the Rumors: H1-B Visa Grace Period Still 60 Days

It is important to note that the rumor about the grace period for H1-B visa holders being extended from 60 to 180 days is false. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has not made any changes to the grace period, and it remains at 60 days. While the Presidential Advisory Panel has recommended extending the grace period for retrenched H-1B workers to 180 days, this recommendation has not yet been implemented.

It is crucial for media outlets to report accurate and verified information, especially when it concerns sensitive issues like immigration. The spread of rumors and misinformation can cause unnecessary stress and anxiety among H1-B visa holders and other stakeholders. It is the responsibility of media outlets to fact-check their sources before publishing any news related to immigration matters.

Individuals seeking information about H1-B visas and related policies should rely on credible sources of information like the USCIS website and consult with experienced immigration attorneys. It is always advisable to verify information from multiple sources and avoid relying on unverified rumors or hearsay.

The rumor about the grace period for H1-B visa holders being extended to 180 days is false, and the grace period remains at 60 days. The media outlets that reported this rumor as true should take responsibility for spreading misinformation and take steps to avoid such instances in the future. Individuals seeking information about immigration matters should rely on credible sources and verify
information before making any decisions.

By: Rahul Reddy

Rahul Reddy is the founding partner of Reddy & Neumann PC. He founded our firm in 1997 and has over 28 years of experience practicing employment-based immigration. Rahul‘s vast knowledge of the complex immigration system makes him an invaluable resource and an expert in the field. His personal experience with the immigration system has made him empathetic to each of his clients’ cases and empowered him to help others achieve the American Dream.

Rahul‘s dedication to serving the immigrant community is evident, from his daily free conference calls to his weekly immigration Q&As on Facebook and YouTube Live. He is an active member of the immigrant community and one of the founders of ITServe Alliance. He has been a member of American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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