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Can I request premium processing for an L-2 when I apply for premium processing on my L-1?

Premium processing is for the petition, not the visa. Assuming your L-1 petition is accepted you next fill in your DS-160, you also fill DS-160 forms for each family member. You then schedule a ...
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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)?

An I-130 is a petition for an alien relative. That's a family-based visa and inappropriate for someone you plan to hire. An I-140 is a petition for an alien worker who has extraordinary ability or ...
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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)?

H1b is a nonimmigrant visa and has nothing to do with immigrant petitions. If nobody has petitioned you to immigrate, the answer is No.
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Can a green-card holder apply for another visa?

I don't think people who are already permanent residents can get a nonimmigrant visa or otherwise change into nonimmigrant status without first abandoning permanent residency (by filing I-407 at a US ...
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How many years does it take to convert an L1 visa into a Green Card?

The two have nothing to do with each other. L1 is a nonimmigrant visa. It has nothing to do with the process of getting permanent residency. To become a permanent resident through an employment-based ...
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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)?

@user102008 I can't comment due to reputation, but H1B is actually not just a nonimmigrant visa. It's a dual-intent visa. Registering for H1B and getting not picked doesn't affect your immigration ...
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Question about Green Card for L1 at port of entry

L-1 is not subject to the presumption of "immigrant intent". That means it's perfectly fine to have preconceived intent to immigrate on this trip when you get your L-1 visa or when you enter on L-1. ...
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Domestic Travel to USVI with expired L1B

Yes, it is fine for you to travel to the US Virgin Islands, as it is within the US immigration system. If you encounter the CBP, you just need to show them that you are staying in the US legally, ...
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Can persons employed on the H1/L1 visa run a small business on the side?

Given that H1-B visas require that you have an employer-employee relationship (which means that 1099s are not acceptable) and any employment must be complaint to the H1-B regulations and approved in ...
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travelling out of country on L1B while TN i-129 petition is submitted

Is there a simple way to withdraw the TN i-129 petition? Yes. The prospective employer who submitted the petition can write a letter to USCIS informing them that they are withdrawing the petition. ...
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Travel to Mexico for I-94 dates extension with a valid L1 visa

can i travel to mexico by air and come back again and will it give me a new I-94 ? Yes. can i go anytime before current I94 expires ? Yes. What are the various documents required ? Your ...
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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?

Yes. US work authorizations is only relevant for when the person is in the US.
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Relocating from India to Las Vegas on L2 visa

USCIS I-765, Application for Employment Authorization Certain foreign nationals, who are eligible to work in the United States, use Form I-765 to request an employment authorization document (EAD)...
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Status of Irish critical skills permit if work from USA office on L1 visa

It doesn't look like it's possible: In accordance with section 24(1) of the Employment Permits Act 2006 as amended should a non-EEA national, for whatever reason, cease to be employed by the ...
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Can a green-card holder apply for another visa?

I asked an immigration lawyer and they said the two are mutually exclusive - a permanent resident may not request a visa (even a dual-purpose one like an L-1), and an L-1 holder getting a green card ...
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