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Last six weeks at work since I didn't get the H1B visa and moving in August. On the bench.. how should I use my time

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Do NOT take PTO, get that PTO payout!

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Deloitte does not.

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I'd say relax like a mofo. Is your firm helping with transition to an international firm?

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If you are planning to go back to home country ... I would start applying jobs there .. and prepare for any relevant certification!

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Curious to see how your firm handles this. All the best OP. Stay strong. whatever happens, happens for a good reason!

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Could you may be enroll in a school that let's you take online classes? Change your status to F1/opt again and continue working at the firm. Not sure how the entire logistics would work out, just thinking out loud. Must be stressful. Good luck.

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@m3: they don't officially, but ppds put in good words for you, fast track the progress and writes ref letters. Source: I went through it

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Are you with one of big 4s?

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Which big4?

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Did they not renew your h1b? Or is this the first time you applied for h1b? did they not start the green card process?

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This was the first time M2.. I am on OPT

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Heard firms can help you with a transfer to majority of English speaking countries like U.K., Australia, Ireland, etc. speak to your immigration attorney for help

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If you were a stronger performer, talk to PPMD on your previous engagements, they really help.

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Not helpful at all they basically said if you find a job at another country go apply for it like any other candidate.. so I have been applying to jobs in Canada..

^^ ** have been applying to jobs at Canada at my firm as well as at other firms

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@OP Deloitte helps you transfer and apply to a member firm if you are legit

None of the firms help you much anymore

A member on my team is in this exact location she got fast track interview with UK firm and support for Australia and Canada from PPD's

What's her citizenship dd1? And what's your citizenship D2?

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