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Vijay Dinanath Chauhan
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Hi guys,

Currently I am employed with one of India's big 5 IT company and in US on H1 B working for a major financial organisation. Recently , I was approached by a Job Consultant from different state offering me a Contractor position in another firm over there . He has promised to transfer my H1 from my current employer to his firm.

Here is what I need your advice on ..
1) Currently I am getting 5k USD per month ..and a secure job..If I leave this , I will be getting ( promised ) $65 per hr .. Comes out around $10k per month..but uncertain company...

2) He is also asking for $1200 to get my visa tranferred .. he is promising that it will be returned with my first month of salary.. Should I pay him ??

Please help me out ..I have to make a decision quick.. How should I believe this person ..

Thanks
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Don't pay him a dime . He will be making bunch on you once you transfer to him .
 
Vijay Dinanath Chauhan
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Thanks Shipra! Other please guide me.
 
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Vijay Dinanath Chauhan
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Okay ..okay ..I have changed my name..
 
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Doesn't "Naam Kyun badloon" mean "Why should I change my name?" in Hindi?
 
Vijay Dinanath Chauhan
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Two name change request (??) One "Gyan" and no real suggestion.. I dn't know ..I think ppl just dnt want to help me out..Les miserables..
 
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if you don't even read the answers given to you, noone can help you. You were given an answer, but for some reason now don't consider that an answer?
 
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Paying 1200 is not bad if you going to work as an hourly basis. becuase H1 transfer itself costs the same as new H1b. approx 1500-2000$. Make sure you know the consultancy well before joining. 65 per hour is very good rate, besides you have to think about Health insurance, Holidays, etc..
 
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Thanks Visu.. How should I found out that he will indeed repay this $1200.

Have there been any such cases where they (consultants) keep the money and give you one of their lame reasons.

I think he is going to make atleadt $10 per hour on me .. Golly that's huge for just sittin idle..
 
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