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R Vishnukumar
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Joined: Jun 22, 2006
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hi ranchers
can any one escape from a bodyshopping company in usa.
is it illegal as per law in US.
if yes what he want to do.
and how to get a job with fulltime and benefits.
whether US companies accept H1B alien without bodyshopping agency.

plz reply me
Jones Thomas
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Joined: Jul 01, 2006
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Hi vishnu,

Do u have any friends in USA with Green card? If u have friends easily escape from that company....u have to take risk...
Arjunkumar Shastry
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Joined: Feb 28, 2005
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Originally posted by R Vishnukumar:

whether US companies accept H1B alien without bodyshopping agency.

If you have got MS degree and you are in USA then it ispossible.Otherwise its rare to get directly hired from a company(assuming you are in India).
Other solution is to get into that company which has Indian operation.Work there for 1/2 years and ask for onsite.


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Ulf Dittmer
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Other solution is to get into that company which has Indian operation.Work there for 1/2 years and ask for onsite.

Does that really work? Isn't the whole point of having off-shored teams to avoid having to hire people at the home office? Or are you talking about truely exceptional employees?


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R Vishnukumar
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ok,. if alien (In USA , H1B visa holder) is working for his bodyshopping agency,In the mean time can he search for a job? is it possible?do u heard such kind of incidents.I mean, breaking the agreement with agency.A individual H1B alien(visa holder, not having MS in USA) can he get a job?, like any US citizen.can he survive in USA withhout any agency help.
if yes what is the proper way, expecting exciting thread from ranchers incidents
Ulf Dittmer
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First off, I'm not familiar with agencies and their contracts, so you should consult a lawyer about that.

The H1B visa is transferable between companies. A company willing to take you on with an H1B can go through the required legal hoops and have it transferred to them. A Masters degree is helpful, but not hugely so. Already living in the US, having a good grasp of English, and of course being very good at what you do, are assets that are at least as helpful, and probably more so.
 
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