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Hi everyone, my situation: currently on 12 months OPT, expiring in Sep 2021, also have a stem extension for 2-years. Got picked in h1b lottery in the second round. I also got a new job offer this week. My question: Can my potential new employer file for h1b petition that was picked in lottery which was submitted by my current employer? If yes, is it a feasible option? What are my safe options in this case if I want to take the new job? Thank you for your guidance!

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Nope. Petition needs to be filed by the employer which entered you in the lottery. What you can do is transfer the H1B to your new employer from Oct 1st and ask them to wait for the transfer

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The best option is to get that H1B from your current employer and then switch.

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@ OP - Did Deloitte reach out with second round results?

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Are you with Deloitte?

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