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Immigration Issues/L1 validity after status change to H1B


I have L1B with Company B and it's valid till Aug2008. I also applied for status chnage to H1B with company B. It got approved now and will be effective from October07. But now i want to continue with company A (thats with L1B) atleast till May 2008. Is this OK?

It is not OK.  Your status will change on October 07, once your H takes effect.  You should either ask Company B to withdraw your H1B or leave the country and come back on your L1B to keep your L1B status.
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Mark Ashley


Business Immigration. My practice focuses on representing researchers, scholars, and other advanced degree professionals with filing NIW, EB-1,O-1, H-1, L-1 petitions. I am a founding partner in the immigration law firm Ashley & Krishnan,


18 years as a practicing attorney.

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JD from St. Mary's University, Texas.

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American Jurisprudence Award recipient

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