To enter the US, you must have a valid visa stamp. To extend a visa stamp, there must be a valid underlying petition.
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Where are you traveling back to? If you are traveling back from Canada or Mexico and have been gone for less than 30 days then you can rely on automatic visa revalidation. Otherwise you will need to apply for extension or apply for tourist visa.
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