I agree with my colleagues.
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The limits are 6 years on H1B, 5 years on L1B, and 7 years on L1A, and time spent on any of the above statuses would be counted against the limit of another.
If you set foot in the US on any of the above statuses, then the only way to reset the limits would be to file a new petition 1 year or more after you left the US. So to answer your question, if you left in April 2012, then you would have to actually file in April 2013 (a year from the day you left) in order to reset the time limits (...
As soon as you get married, your spouse may file a green card petition along with your application to adjust status to permanent resident status. In the meantime, while the adjustment of status is pending, you can get work authorization and advance parole, and even drop to part-time enrollment or even take a break (your F1 status will lapse, but you're still fine to stay in the US, and even travel outside the US and return without a problem). There is a caveat however. If you have entered on...
If he legally entered the US, then you are free to sponsor him for a green card and fix his papers, as you say. If not, then you may need to apply for an I-601 waiver. I advise you to seek a consultation with a good immigration attorney to find out how to proceed in this case.
Unfortunately, you can not keep two different statuses simultaneously.
You are right, L1B is employer specific, and you are supposed to maintain employment with the L1B employer to maintain your status.
If you change to F-1, you must maintain full-time studies, but you can work part-time on campus during the school year. During the summer break, you can request off campus work, but it will deduct from your OPT.
So ultimate,y holding F1 might not be the best idea for you. You can...
I agree with my colleagues, and you will have to prove non-immigrant intent. Please refer to the following article for a free do-it-yourself guide along with a free assessment guide. It will help you put together a strong case for a visitor visa. Of course, it's no substitute for hiring an attorney:
Yes, if your PD is current.
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