L1B valid till 2015 for Company ABC, H1B COS filed with XYZ company showing in initial review with USCIS. Not willing to join XYZ and notified them as well. How can I prevent my status changing to H1B? Do I need to do the leapfrog ?
If the H1B is approved and not withdrawn you will change status.
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Leave the US and reentered in L-1B status.
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I agree with my esteemed colleagues and only suggest a minor adjustment: retain a consistently attentive immigration attorney if you, of course, value your immigration benefits in the U.S. that much.
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