L1b query

Asked about 1 year ago - Westborough, MA

Hi,
I got my L1B visa approved on May 2010-June 2013.I travellled to US from july-2010 to March 2011.I went back to India on March 2011.I came back again on August 2012.I got I-94 til 2015 August.My questions are:
1.Is my clock reset to 5 years as I stayed in India for 1 year from 2011-2012?
2.Can I apply EAD for my wife when I am in I-94 extension?
Thanks

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . Your five years started again since you were outside the US for one year. You wife can apply for an EAD.

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  2. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . 1. Only if you file a new petition.
    2. Yes. She will only get it when your extension is granted.

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  3. Paul M. Ruby

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    Answered . 1. yes

    2. your wife can apply

    This is not legal advice and no attorney-client relationship has been formed, now or in the future. This is just... more

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