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Immigration Issues/Filing L2 when H1 is pending


Hi , I'm on L1 currently in US. My wife has filed for H1 and waiting for the same. In this H1 pending status, can she file for L2 also ? Pls advise

She can but issues would rise based on the timing and sequence of the approvals. I would suggest that when you file for the L-2 you disclose the H filing. Since the H is effective from Oct onwards you will have time to get this right.

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Ramasamy Krishnan


Immigration particularly business immigration and National Interest Waivers.


I have over 7 years of experience in all facets of immigration law. Specifically focusing on filing of National Interest Waivers (NIW), Alien of Extraordinary Ability and Outstanding Researchers/Professors petitions for Ph.D's and other advanced degree professionals. I have also assisted clients in numerous PERM, H-1b, L and other nonimmigrant visa applications. I am a partner at the law firm Ashley & Krishnan,

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