Currently Working for "X" company and holding L1B visa got expired Dec 2012 but I have valid I-94 till 2015. Question: Meanwhile I want to travel back to India and return to US in 3 weeks time, Is I can change/process from L1B to H1B or green card ? so that I can enter back to States.
I agree with the previous answer. You cannot enter the U.S. in a new status, like an H-1B, without first having a petition approved by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. If you travel to India now, it sounds like you only have an approved L-1B status; therefore, you would only be able to apply for an L-1 visa at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in India. I recommend that you contact an immigration attorney to discuss your options for changing to another nonimmigrant status, like H-1B, or adjusting to U.S. permanent residence through your employment.
If you come back on L-1B, you will need a visa. Likewise a H-1B employer can petition for you. If approved, you will get a H-1B visa and then travel. GC can be sponsored, but the process takes long. So you enter on a non immigrant visa, namely H-1B, and wait until you can adjust status to that of a permanent resident.
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