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I have an I-94 attached to I/797 notice with expiration date of 2/1/2023. Do you think I’d be able to submit a I-593 COS to b2 based on this I-94 date before leaving work? I want to have 6 months before leaving US for good. My concern is that the I-94 expires right with the h1b on the last day of work. I’d be quitting voluntarily so I don’t think the 60 days grace period applies. Just wanted to hear your general thoughts before reaching out to immigration lawyer.

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The 60 day period applies because your I94 is still valid. Quitting vs laid-off is not relevant. Plus you are good once your COS is received at USCIS. (Although I am not entirely sure if H1b to B1 is possible through COS)

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