Is it required that I needed to be on payroll during my whole STEM CAP GAP period to continue my status?
Question Details: Currently, I am on STEM CAP GAP status due to my H1-B picked up in lottery. I resigned my job recently and not on any payroll at this moment. Is it required that I needed to be on payroll during my whole STEM CAP GAP period to continue my status?
You are not allowed to have more than 90 days of unemployment in STEM OPT so I would strongly advise that you try not to accumulate it because it may/will come up and you don't want to have to deal with this issue later on.
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