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I hate my job so much I want to quit. I’m on H-1B. Can I switch to H4 with on my husband’s visa and switch back to H-1B when I get a new job?

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Yes you can. Your H1B is still valid and can be reactivated

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I feel you!

Yes, clients at my immigration law firm do this regularly. Not a problem at all. Only caveat is if your current H1B is somehow cap exempt. If so, and you later want to get a non-cap exempt h1b, you have to go through the lottery.

Just apply for the change to H4 before you give notice at your H1B. Because your spouse is H1B you have more flexibility here to change jobs.

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