On L1-B Visa.
No, because you will be in a stay authorized by the Secretary until a decision is made on the application. You will not be able to return to the US after international travel until you have a new visa stamp, so traveling internationally at this point is not advisable.
I agree with my colleague ... this will be a problem.
Talk to the L company's immigration attorney.
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you receive an automatic extension of 240 days beyond your previously authorized stay as long as the extension was filed timely and had a sound legal basis.
Your visa will need to be valid once you are going to enter.