I got myI-94 while I was inside USA, then I went to Canada for visa in the passport and E2 visa was issued until 2017.
There are forms to file, along with your financial papers ... something that you would be wise to do with the assistance of an attorney.
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By having your employer file for an extension
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You can apply for an extension for additional two years six months before the I-94 expiration date. Another way, which should be much easier, is to go to Canada before the I-94 expiration, and when you reenter, the CBP will usually give you two years of I-94.
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