I'd appreciate if someone can please bring clarity to my situation. I was with Company A on H1B and got laid off on Feb 28th, 2007. I've been looking for a job for the last two months and should be closing in on one. Will I face any problems in my H1B transfer to Company B? I heard if Company B backdates my H1B application to the last day of my employment at Company A, it will take care of any gap within my status. If companies do backdate their H1B application, how longer can I wait until I find a job and get my H1B transferred? Please help!