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Going for h1b visa interview. I-797 is Valid till 2020. I have been on bench since 06/07. What is the best way to answer “what do you do” question?

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I would just say you’re a consultant in the xyz practice at PwC. More than enough

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Describe all that you did on projects before 06/07.

I am not sure I understand. Why does the visa officer need to know that you are on the bench? You could still be completing your job responsibilities while being on the bench. When you are legally contracted by a company to provide services - all the time you are gainfully employed - whether in training, on project or on the bench for example, you can still be fulfilling part of your JD.

You’re putting too much thought into this. What is your role? You’re at PWC. If you’re asked what specific projects talk about some of the projects you’ve worked on

Two golden rules when it comes to USCIS. 1. Don’t lie or give vague answers - self explanatory. 2. Don’t provide them with info they didn’t ask for . Unless they ask you about bench or if you’re working for a client right now, your job description needs to be exactly what it says on paper. If they ask a specific question about your current sow and client ( rare, but can happen), #1 applies.

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