I would like to convert my L1 visa to H4 now because my project was ended. But my husband may change the company in a few weeks, so his H1 will be transferred. So will it impact the COS to be approved?
Some of the supporting documentation required for change of status to L2 includes copy of the principal spouse's current H1B approval notice and, if applicable, receipt notice for pending H1B transfer petition along with evidence of having maintained status such as recent pay stubs and W2's if applicable. If a receipt notice for the H1B transfer petition is attached, esp. if accompanied by recent pay stubs from the new employer, the USCIS may elect to wait to approve the change of status application to H4 until a decision has been made on the principal spouse's pending H1B transfer petition.
Thus, I agree with my colleague that it may be best to wait to file, but do not wait if your L1 employment is about to be terminated. Please consult with an immigration attorney.
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