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Currently working for company A. Company B is applying for H1B transfer and I will join when it gets accepted. I will also put in notice at company A when H1B transfer is accepted. For the 2 weeks that I’m serving the notice at company A and the time that I’ve joined company B, will I be in trouble for that overlap, or can I only start at B after my notice is served at A?

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In my experience you have to leave the country and reenter to "activate" the new employer

A1 and EY1 are both correct. You are allowed to work for employer B files the petition with USCIS. However, many people prefer to wait for petition approval before departing from employer A.

Following. I wonder if it’s ok to take a break after the transfer is approved and before starting with company B

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