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A non-immigrant visa that allows international companies to relocate foreign employees to the United States for work.

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Can I switch job with active L1b but with an approved and dormant h1b?

I am currently working on L1b visa. I was selected and approved h1b this year. I have the h1b dormant but remained on L1b. I know that h1b allows me to switch jobs. With the dormant h1b can I change ...
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L1B visa interview : Getting hired with different team with Internal Transfer

My friend is planning to move to US. He attended interview with different team in same company and they are planning to file L1B visa. Question is what should be our answer for "What is your ...
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Domestic Travel to USVI with expired L1B

trying to figure out how a travel to the USVI could turn out in my situation: I have an expired L1B Visa (expired stamp), and I am legally allowed to stay in the US for a few more months, as I have ...
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If I go abroad to study after obtaining permanent residency, how can I come visit my parents?

We are a family of 3, all Indian citizens. My father has come to the United States about 4 months ago on an L1 visa, and I as a minor child am on the L2 visa. We're probably going to live here for at ...
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For the purposes of form 3299: DECLARATION OF FREE ENTRY OF UNACCOMPANIED ARTICLES, am I Emigrating to the US (on an L1 Visa?)

I'm moving the US on an L1 visa and currently trying to complete the paperwork to ship my personal effects over. I'm struggling to understand the correct answers for the following section of Form ...
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Can persons employed on the H1/L1 visa run a small business on the side?

If someone is employed for a company on the H1/L1 visa, they're not allowed to work for additional employers on the side. But is it permissible for those people to run a small business on the side, ...
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travelling out of country on L1B while TN i-129 petition is submitted

My current employer got me the L1B. However, they were not interested to sponsor me for Green Card. In the meantime, I got an offer from another Fortune 500 employer that is willing to sponsor me, but ...
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Can I request premium processing for an L-2 when I apply for premium processing on my L-1?

USCIS does not list L-2 as a visa that can be applied for with premium processing, but my petition has been submitted with premium processing.
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Is it possible to obtain permanent residency under an L-1B visa? [duplicate]

Is it possible to obtain permanent residency under an L-1B visa? I was under the impression that L-1B has no dual intent, hence it would be difficult to adjust status to become US permanent residents. ...
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Travel to Mexico for I-94 dates extension with a valid L1 visa

I have valid visa for 3 years but when i came to USA, my passport was expiring in 1 year only. So i got I-94 validity as matching to my passport. Now i have got a new passport so can i travel to ...
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Question about Green Card for L1 at port of entry

I have previously been to the US for 4 times on a B1 visa. A couple of my stays were for 89 days. A couple of my stays were less than a month. Now I am travelling to the US on an L1B visa. Any advice ...
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Are there any implications if I receive Australia PR while I am in USA on L1B?

I am Indian passport holder and got L1B recently. I will be starting my new assignment soon. Few months ago, I applied for Australia PR (EOI). So what happens if I get the Australian PR invite while ...
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How many years does it take to convert an L1 visa into a Green Card?

Assuming one is employed on a L-1B visa, how long would it take for them to receive a Green Card? And how long before they are able to initiate the Green Card process?
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Has anyone ever filed an I-130 or I-140 Immigrant Petition on your behalf? Impact of previous H1 (lottery unpicked)?

Has anyone ever filed an I-130 or I-140 Immigrant Petition on your behalf? Earlier some other companies applied for a H1B for me. But it was never picked in the lottery. While those companies applied ...
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Can I go on a B1 visa to the US for a training while my L1 petition is being filed?

My L1 petition is being filed. Is it OK if I travel on a B1 visa to the US for the purpose of training?
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Why was my Blanket L1B visa denied and what can I do about it? [closed]

I have applied for L1 blanket visa and appeared for the interview on 5th July 2017 at U.S. Consulate General Chennai office. I have cleared the interview and the visa officer said that my visa is ...
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Status of Irish critical skills permit if work from USA office on L1 visa

I am an Indian citizen and hence hold an Indian Passport. I am currently working in Ireland with critical skills employment permit which is valid for 2 years after which I do not need a permit to work ...
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Can a green-card holder apply for another visa?

I know it's a bit of a strange question, but can a US permanent resident (green-card holder) apply for another visa, for example an L-1 visa? An example of why this can be useful is because getting ...
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Can an L2 visa holder go back to their native country and resume their job wile waiting for the EAD work authorization?

I’m moving to California on an L1 visa soon. My wife will also be traveling with me. We have the following in mind: She travels to US with me. Applies for the EAD work permit and comes back to India. ...
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H1B or Green Card - Please help

I need some expert advice to decide my next course of action. I am currently in US on L1B for the last 4 years and this year I need to decide if I should go for H1B or ask my employer to file for a ...
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Moving from specialized knowledge role in India to a functional manager in US -- L1B or L1A

If a software developer in India (specialized knowledge employee) moves to a program manager role in US (which ends up being a functional manager along-with a specialized knowledge employee in many ...
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L1B with a role change

I have been working as a Software Engineer for an American company in India for the past 5 years, and have been offered a Program Manager position at Headquarters for the product I currently use in my ...
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Relocating from India to Las Vegas on L2 visa

I am relocating to Las Vegas from India with my husband. What will I need to do to get an Employment Authorization? I am a post graduate in Psychology from India.
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