How and when to apply for L2 I-94 date extension ?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Williston Park, NY

Hi.. Me & my son are L2 visa holder & our visa & I-94 expiers on June-2013, but my husband (LI visa holder ) have I-94 till Feb- 2014 but his Visa also expires on June-2013 & he will be staying here on his I-94 date. My question is
1. Can I apply for my & my son's I-94 extension depending on his I-94 date
2. If yes how early I can apply?
3. Does my husband has to apply for his Visa extension in order to get our I-94 extension?
4. some where I saw that my husband has to apply for L1 visa petion to extend our I-94 date , what is that ?
I am really cofused pls help

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  1. Asheesh Kumar Sharma

    Contributor Level 12

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    Answered . The I-94 controls the status in the US.
    1. Yes;
    2. 6 months before status expires;
    3. No;
    4. Nothing like that.

    Asheesh K. Sharma Attorney at Law Sharma Law Offices, LLC 47 Perimeter Center East, Suite 260 Atlanta, GA... more
  2. Neil Ian Fleischer

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    Answered . First, if yo u are in the US , your I-94 controls as does your spouse's I-94
    1, yes
    2. generally 6 months
    3. no
    4. no, but you will need to s how he is still in status and you are still married

    Hiring a lawyer will surely help you
    www.immigrate2usa.com

    Neil I Fleischer (513) 977-4209 www.immigrate2usa.com Note: Neil Fleischer is an attorney licensed in the State... more
  3. J Charles Ferrari

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . 1. Yes
    2. Up to six months prior to the expiration of the I-94
    3. He must be maintaining valid L-1 status
    4. See 3.

    You should retain an experienced immigration lawyer, whether myself or one of my colleagues, to review all the facts, advise you, and handle the case.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more

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