H1b visa recently approved-Can I travel to India in May


My H1b visa got approved in Feb 2013. Currently, I am in H4 & the H4 is also in Extn-RFE status. Once the h4 is approved (Not sure how long does it take?), my consultant will convert the visa from H4 to H1. There is an occasion in the month of May for which I need to travel to India. Kindly let me know whether I can travel to India and the risks involved in that.

Thank you

Was your H-1 approved w/o COS? If no, then you are already on H-1 and if you want to continue working then your H-4 extension needs to be withdrawn.

You will have to go for H-1 visa stamping if you travel in May. Chances of approval vary from case to case and willd depend upon your profile, offered position, employer detais etc.