I am on L2 working for a company A. 6th Sep is my last date in company A. I have an offer from Company B. L1 departed the country a month before. Our L1 and L2 Visa got expired last year but we have a valid I-94 till end of 2014. As of now L1 is temporarily transferred to home country and she is coming back after a month. My H1B is approved under company A and the clock starts from This Oct. Can i do H1B transfer to company B with this situation?
An L-2's status is not tied to a particular employer, and an L-2 is generally permitted to remain in the U.S. while the L-1 travels. Assuming there are no other unknown facts not presented here, you should be OK to start on the H-1B October 1st.
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I don't want to scare you. But, there is a good chance that your L-2 is no longer valid ... quite a bit depends on how the L-1's employer did (or didn't) do payroll, etc.
You had better talk to your employer's immigration lawyer IMMEDIATELY.
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