I entered US on L-2 Visa and I was on L-2 for 10 months. I also worked for 4 months on L-2 EAD
Later my Visa status changed to H-4 (Change of Status) .Its been a year I am on H-4.
Currently I have applied for Change of status to H-1 and awaiting for results.
Does the time spent on H-4 and L-2 count towards the 6 years H-1 limit ?
There is a "decoupling memo". Suggest you read it.
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Yes, some of it can count.
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Yes, most likely some of it will count.
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