A person in this situation can change status from L-2 to L-1 within in the U.S., assuming he or she qualifies for the L-1. Your spouse's employer will need to hire an experienced immigration attorney.See question
"f the LPR departs from the U.S while the I-131 is pending, but before biometrics are taken, then the adjudication of the I-131 re-entry permit application will not be affected as long as the applicant returns to the U.S. to attend the biometrics ...
The Form I-131 is a multi-use application for different types of benefits. We need more information about your current status and your goal in filing the I-131 application to be able to answer this question.See question
Dear Sir/Madam, I have a question regarding filing of I-131 form to re-enter USA. I'm currently abroad for post-graduate studies and unable to be physically present to go to US post office and send the papers of to USCIS. I have GC which expired D...
As others have said, you should not file the I-131 while you are physically outside the U.S. Also of concern is whether you have adequately maintained your permanent intent in order to keep your permanent resident status. I would strongly recommend talking to an experienced immigration attorney as soon as possible and certainly before filing any paperwork or attempting to enter the U.S.See question