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US territory presence requirements for L1 visa holders

Feb 19th 2015
Good morning, I am planning to apply for an L1B visa to transfer consulting resources from France to the US. The mother company based in France is rather small, and the US subsidiary just created, so we will only get the first visa for one year, and then apply to renew for a longer three year term.
When the consultant transfers to the US, he will also go back to work in France from time to time depending on projects pipeline, but will remain paid by the American subsidiary. Not clear yet on...

US territory presence requirements for L1 visa holders

L1B to H1B and L1B to GC (Simultaneous with different employers)

Jan 25th 2015
My case is really simple. I am on L1B visa with Company A. Company A wishes to start GC process for me. On the other side, I am willing to file fresh H1B with Company B on 1st April 2015. I have following question:

1. I know that L1B to H1B (with different employers) is legal. But is it also legal to initiate/process GC for Company A and file H1B for Company B at the same time? (As H1 is non-immigrant visa and GC is immigrant visa application?). I am aware GC process will take quite longer...

L1B to H1B and L1B to GC (Simultaneous with different employers)