My wife on L2 is 7 months pregnant & my L1 visa petition getting invalid...What should I do.We both have valid I94 till 2014!!!

Asked about 1 year ago - Austin, TX

I am finishing my 5 years in USA as L1B so my petition becomes invalid after 5 years and my wife is 7 month pregnant. I want her delivery to be happen here..We have valid i94 till 2014...Can we stay till her delivery?
What are the legal issues.? Please suggest...

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FYI...My petition becomes invalid in may'2013 as i am finishing 5 years on L1B

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman


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    Answered . You r status is valid until the expiration of your I-94 in 2014.

    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. Giacomo Jacques Behar


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    Answered . Your petition will only become "invalid" only upon the expiration date found on your I-94. For once admitted to the US it is the date on your I-94 that governs the terms of your stay and status validity in the US , and nothing else. You can safely continue working on L-1B status until the expiration date in 2014 and stay here for the delivery.
    Best wishes,

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more
  3. Tripti Sharad Sharma

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    Answered . If you will not be working on L-1B, you may want to change status or leave the U.S. Talk to an experienced immigration attorney to discuss options if any.

    This response is general in nature and cannot be construed as legal advice, given that not enough facts are known.... more

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