Work site Change Requiring a New LCA for the New Location or Change in Terms & Conditions of Employment Will Require Filing of H-1B Amendment
All Desi consultants doing consulting please be aware that if your original H1b petition was for a particular location , and you have been consulting in various states or locations in USA without proper H1b amendment, you would be in big trouble. You cannot work in a different location than the one mentioned in your LCA ,apart from filing New LCA you would need to have a H1B Amendment filed going forward without Fail.
Most of the H1b Desi consultants usually work with a new LCA keeping the old petition for the old location, But AAO has confirmed That this is material change and you cannot consult without filing an H1b Amendment.
All H1B consultants verify your LCA and your H1B papers and ensure to contact your employer to file the needed Amendment without fail if the work location does not match .
Employees on H1B doing short term contract jobs will be affected a lot by this .
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